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New Hampshire in WWI: ARMISTICE

Today we call ‘Veterans Day’ thanks to the 1954 Congress  who changed the name from ‘Armistice Day.’ One hundred years ago, at the 11th hour (in France) of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice was declared, and … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago: New Hampshire’s Irish Celebration of 1917

On March 17, 1917 New Hampshire, along with many other places in the United States, celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. No one knew that 20 days later, this country would be at war [announced April 6, 1917]. In New Hampshire where … Continue reading

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2017 New Hampshire and National Women’s History Month

History is not celebrated in a vacuum.  When you pay notice to an event such as National Women’s History Month, you must also include the history of New Hampshire women. Women’s History Week was first observed in Sonoma County, California … Continue reading

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Ten Essential Tasks For U.S. Genealogists on Veterans Day

Genealogists have a greater reason than most to pay attention to Veterans Day.  We are the keepers of history, the scavengers of memorabilia, and the scribes of  remembrance.  We, more than many understand that we are making history this very … Continue reading

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Cow Hampshire: Celebrating my 10th Year Blogging Birthday

Happy 10th Birthday Cow Hampshire.  My first post on this blog was made on March 16, 2006. On that date I posted this photograph, taken by my sister Kathi Webster at Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshire.  She had passed … Continue reading

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