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Journey to the Isles of Shoals New Hampshire in 1882

My earliest New Hampshire ancestors hailed from the Isles of Shoals, off the coast of New Hampshire (or Maine, depending on your perspective).  I have often pondered on their origin, as the surnames are not found on any known ship … Continue reading

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New Hamphire Tidbits: Miscellany of the Isles of Shoals

From the Isles of Shoals Correspondence of the Boston Journal; “Oceanic,” Isles of Shoals, July 26, 1876 Returning to these wild rocks for the seventeenth year, I find that they have won a new place in the public consideration, and … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Celebrating the Shark

Perhaps “celebrating” is not the word that quickly comes to your mind when you hear of a shark being spotted in New Hampshire waters. As recently as July 9th of this year, one of these fearsome beasts was reportedly roaming … Continue reading

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Isles of Shoals New Hampshire: No Hogs, No Women

E.E. Bourne in an account of the Isles of Shoals, writes “The law allowed no women or hogs on the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Gosport, Isles of Shoals

Situated on the northern end of Star Island,

one of the sevens isles of the Isles of Shoals, sits a … Continue reading

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