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Newport New Hampshire Teacher, Suffragist, Civic & Club Leader, Business Woman: Mary Matilda (Putnam) Sibley (1860-1927)

There was very little that Mary Matilda (Putnam) Sibley could not do. She was the daughter of Marshall & Mary M. (Carroll) Putnam, born in 1860 in Croydon, Sullivan County New Hampshire, just before the Civil War began. She was … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: An 1823 Dartmouth College Education

In the year 1823, expectations were remarkably different than today, both for preparation to enter Dartmouth College and the yearly curriculum. In 1823, for admission into the Freshman class, it is required that the candidates be well versed in the … Continue reading

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Philosopher, Educator and A Woman of Vision: Canterbury New Hampshire’s Dr. Mary Mills Patrick (1850-1940)

  Mary Mills Patrick was born 10 March 1850 in Canterbury, New Hampshire to John & Harriet (White) Patrick. At a young age she moved with her family to the Mid-West (Iowa). There she attended school, graduating from Lyon’s College … Continue reading

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Four Manchester (NH) High School Graduates of 1888

The year was 1888.  Manchester New Hampshire’s only high school was then located on Beech Street, between Lowell and Concord Streets–“a three story building with mansard roof, Romanesque style arched windows with elaborate window crowns, and two side pediment porticos.”  … Continue reading

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Concord New Hampshire Educator & Astronaut, Sharon Christa (Corrigan) McAuliffe (1948-1986)

January 28, 2011 will mark the 25th anniversary of a tragedy–the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.

That event took the life of… Continue reading

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