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The American Dictionary Wars and Joseph Emerson Worcester of Bedford NH (1784-1865)

The first American dictionary was not created by Noah Webster as many believe, but rather by Samuel Johnson who was born in Guilford CT in 1757. His dictionary was the first to include simpler forms of spelling in use today, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire in WWI: Heroes of Raymond

The year 1917 was an especially difficult one for the Town of Raymond in Rockingham County, New Hampshire.  A month before the United States declared war the town hall burned down (13 March 1917). According to the book, Images of … Continue reading

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