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He Kept New Hampshire Beds Warm: Concord’s Louis F. Gillette (1857-1937)

In the early twentieth century most New Hampshire homes did not have central heating, and warming pans were in common use. These devices warmed up the sheets, and also kept the bed warm at least for a few hours, especially … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Donald Hall: 14th U.S. ‘Poet Laureate’

The newspapers and ezines are full of articles about our new Poet Laureate, Donald Hall

My question is…. what exactly IS a “Poet Laureate?” Continue reading

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