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First Woman and Second Person Named New Hampshire Poet Laureate: Eleanor Winthrop Vinton (1899-1977)

At the age of eight years, Eleanor Winthrop Vinton moved with her family from her birthplace of Stoneham, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire. Her father was an upholsterer by profession. She was a direct descendant of John Vinton of Lynn … Continue reading

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Littleton NH Novelist: Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter – (1868-1920)

Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter is what I call a 'sweetness and light' author. By sweetness and light, I mean the simple … Continue reading

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