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Colonial Surgeon’s Instruments

Medical instruments from colonial times.  This photograph was taken by Janice Brown at the Whitall House in National Park, New Jersey, the scene of the “Battle of Red Bank”.  See article, “New Hampshire Glossary: Chirugeon“

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New Hampshire Glossary: Saleratus & Other Baking Terms

Old time cooking terms, not usually heard today, can be gleaned from old New Hampshire newspapers. 

A few of them … Continue reading

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Cooking in Colonial New Hampshire

In colonial New Hampshire, the kitchen fireplace was the first and largest of all the hearths in the early home. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Tin Reflector Oven

Tin reflector ovens were used to cook food in the late 18th century and early 19th century, in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Tin Reflector Oven

Preparing for the Thanksgiving meal in the Remick Museum Visitor's Center: a tin reflector oven, into which the turkey … Continue reading

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