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New Hampshire Christmas Gifts and Events of 100 Years Ago (1916)

In December of 1916, one hundred years ago, the Portsmouth (NH) Herald offered tidbits of local information along with advertisements for Christmas gifts and food. These offerings are a window into New Hampshire’s past.

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Manners and Customs of Olden Time [1760s]

It may be amusing and entertaining to have some account of the customs and manner of living, of the people, sixty-five, seventy, and seventy-five years ago [i.e. 1760’s]. As to what took place in sea-port towns, and places which had … Continue reading

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Jackson New Hampshire Ski School Promoter & Businessman, Carroll Purinton Reed (1905-1995)

You can call Carroll Reed many things

dynamic, a driving force, entrepreneurial, visionary, humble, unassuming.  Yes, as strange … Continue reading

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Flax

The largest item in the photograph is a bundle of dried flax. One of the earliest steps to preparing … Continue reading

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