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The Old Man’s Little Brother: a Rock Profile in Milton, New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s Old Man may have fallen, but his younger brother still smiles upon the land. He has kept a lower, more reclusive profile. He was never keen on having people stare at him all day. He sits in a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Maurice H. Roberts of Derry NH (1900-1918)

Maurice Herbert Roberts was born 2 May 1900 in Derry, Rockingham Co. NH, son of Albert Burton & Carrie (Nutter) Roberts.  He had siblings Rena B., Alvin B., and Melissa M.  In 1900 and 1910 censuses he is living in … Continue reading

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Cow Stories: Claremont New Hampshire’s American Mammoth Ox and Hon Isaac Hubbard

My regular readers know, due to my blog title, that it is mandatory for me to throw in a bovine story from time to time. I came across a marvelous lithograph of a great ox, and heard a tale immediately … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Epitaph: Killed With An Axe By An Insane Brother

An epitaph on a stone located in Central Cemetery in New Ipswich, New Hampshire is succinctly understated: “Mr. Gilman Spaulding was kill’d with an ax by an insane Brother, Sept. 19, 1842 AEt. 38.” I was recently contacted about this … Continue reading

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Concord NH World War I Heroes, Twin Brothers: Ernest Potter Runnells and Ellsworth Potter Runnells (1894-?)

Twin brothers from New Hampshire

were simultaneously decorated with French and American crosses on December 17, 1918, in the only … Continue reading

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