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New Hampshire Missing Places: Daniel Webster Airways, Merrimack

During the Town of Merrimack’s Bicentennial Celebration, my grandmother, Mattie (Kilborn) Webster helped to research, write, and also to compile the stories of others, for the historical presentations on 30 June 1946.   She kept a notebook, and in cursive handwriting … Continue reading

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Not New Hampshire: Sculptor Carl H. Conrads of Germany and West Hartford CT

Carl Henry Conrads (erroneously called Charles Conrads in some sources) was not a New Hampshire native, nor did he ever live within our state’s boundaries.  But he did sculpt some of our most famous statues, including those of John Stark … Continue reading

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Concord New Hampshire’s State House – Celebrating 199 Years

Prior to the American Revolution, Portsmouth was the undoubted “capital” of New Hampshire. In 1778 New Hampshire's first Constitutional Convention … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: The Old Man of the Mountain

  “He the eldest son of Time, has not changed in form or place since the floods retired.  Yet even he shall crumble away. But when the man of granite rock is dissolved, the men of granite soul shall stand … Continue reading

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Salisbury New Hampshire Lawyer, Orator, Statesman: Daniel Webster (1782-1852)

Daniel Webster, son of Ebenezer & Abigail (Eastman) Webster was born in Salisbury, New Hampshire [now Franklin NH] … Continue reading

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