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Missing Places: The Goyette Museum of Americana at Peterborough New Hampshire

Sometime shortly before 1946 the Goyette Museum of Americana was opened in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. A newspaper notice in that year noted its “reopening. In June the Boston Herald wrote: “He has collected Americana 25 years–Maj. A. Erland … Continue reading

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He Made "New Hampshire Beautiful:" Rev. Wallace W. Nutting, D.D. (1861-1941)

The people of New Hampshire possess greater breadth of view and broader sympathy than most other rural people, owing to their contact for generations with the world at large as it comes

Rev. Wallace W. Nutting, D.D. (1861-1941)

Rev. Wallace W. Nutting, D.D. (1861-1941). Photograph from “Nutting Genealogy: A Record of Some Descendants of John Nutting of Groton Massachusetts,” by John Keep Nutting, 1908, C.W. Bardeen Publisher, Syracuse, N.Y., page 166

to visit them….To live in New Hampshire and not to breathe deeply, think strongly, love truly, is a crime against the landscape. For ever, amid the glories of the outer world, we look for stronger men and fairer women, for growth and power and invention and dignity in character of the people, and we do not look in vain.” Continue reading

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