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New Hampshire’s Old Time Christmas Traditions and Decorations

In New Hampshire’s early days, Christmas was celebrated in a much quieter and sedate manner.  The early New England immigrants were stern opponents of what we consider today to be our usual Christmas pastimes. Even up until the 1870s Christmas … Continue reading

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A New Hampshire Mom: On Losing A Child

Losing a child is not a typical topic on this blog, but when a very young child of my neighbors died suddenly, it brought to mind something my mother had said to me–that ‘mothers should never have to experience losing … Continue reading

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Tasha Tudor Card – Christmas Scene – 1940s

Scanned Tasha Tudor card: a Christmas Scene from the 1940s.  My grandmother, Mattie (Kilborn) Webster, sent this card to my … Continue reading

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