Tag Archives: Easter

New Hampshire Tidbits: Easter Traditions Past and Present

Easter has always been a holiday celebrated with great enthusiasm in my family.  Part of it was due to their Catholic tradition–after the long Lenten season it was time to celebrate.  But honestly, after a long New England winter, wearing … Continue reading

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New Hampshire and the Easter Bonnet

I am not making a claim that New Hampshire invented the ‘Easter Bonnet.’   Head-gear has been worn by women as far back as the Middle Ages, and probably much earlier in both cold and warm climates. It would not be … Continue reading

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Not New Hampshire: Roscoe E. Rodda, Inventor of Peeps (1862-1941)

When you think about Easter, you can't help but think of “Peeps…” Continue reading

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