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He Kept New Hampshire Beds Warm: Concord’s Louis F. Gillette (1857-1937)

In the early twentieth century most New Hampshire homes did not have central heating, and warming pans were in common use. These devices warmed up the sheets, and also kept the bed warm at least for a few hours, especially … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Temple and The First Glass Factory

“A glass factory of considerable extent and remarkable for its employment of Hessians and Waldeckers who were deserters from the British army was established 1779 or 1780 at Temple, NH by a Mr. Hewes of Boston, but was burned down … Continue reading

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Imbibing a New Hampshire Cocktail

Engraving above from:  page 3; “How to mix drinks: or, The bon-vivant’s companion,” by Jerry Thomas, New York, Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, No. 18 Ann Street; 1862, page 49.  SEE article: New Hampshire and the Birth of the Cocktail.

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Glass Tonic Bottle

A glass tonic bottle from the early 1900s. Continue reading

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