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The Farm Boy Who Built New Hampshire’s Only Silver Industry: Concord’s William Butler Durgin (1833-1905)

William B. Durgin’s silver flatware and serving pieces are today still very much collectible and in demand. During the company’s heyday his Fairfax silver pattern was the leading one in the entire United States. But William Butler Durgin was not … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private William B. Southmayd of Campton NH (1894-1918)

William Baker Southmayd was born 20 July 1894 in Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, the son of Merrill Clark & Augusta A. (Moulton) Southmayd. He had siblings, Leon and Joseph. On the same day that he filled out his World … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Glacial Park, Thornton

Thornton New Hampshire is located in the picturesque valley of the Pemigewasset River.

That stream extends through nearly the … Continue reading

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