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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Cornish and Plainfield

Since these towns are adjacent to each other in New Hampshire, I decided to write one story about both, based on the names on their WWI memorial plaques. Previously I wrote about Harry Dickinson Thrasher from Plainfield, and now I … Continue reading

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New Hampshire World War I Military: 2nd Lieut Harry Dickinson Thrasher of Plainfield and Cornish, Famed Sculptor

I learned about Harry Dickinson Thrasher by chance while researching the WWI heroes of a seacoast town. The Portsmouth Herald newspaper of 21 Sep 1918 on page 4 posted this brief notice: “American Sculptor Was a Native of New Hampshire. … Continue reading

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The American Winston Churchill (1871-1947)

Winston Churchill was born 10 November 1871 in St. Louis, Missouri

and died in 1947 in Winter Park, Florida.  He … Continue reading

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Cornish New Hampshire’s Statesman & U.S. Chief Justice, Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873)

Samuel Portland Chase, son of Ithamar and Janette (Ralston) Chase…
was born in Cornish, New Hampshire, 13 Jan 1808… Continue reading

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