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New Hampshire Tidbits: Christmas Tree Trivia

Christmas is big business in New Hampshire, at least when it comes to those popular symbols of the season–Christmas trees. In New Hampshire there are nearly 200 tree farms that cater to providing trees, wreaths and other holiday greenery. Having … Continue reading

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Christmas Doings – Portsmouth NH of 1876

Christmas passes off very quietly here. The break of day was ushered in by the English carolers, who favored the waking residents with their music, while the Kearsarge Fife and Drum Band serenaded many citizens with some equally choice music. … Continue reading

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Thoughts On A Christmas Tree

One of the prettiest things that Charles Dickens wrote is this:
 “I have been looking on, this evening, at a … Continue reading

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Poem: Christmas Trees, by Robert Frost

Christmas Trees

(A Christmas Circular Letter, by Robert Frost)

The city had withdrawn into itself
And left at last the ... Continue reading

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