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A Wounded Survivor of the War of 1812: Nottingham New Hampshire’s Colonel Joseph Cilley (1791-1887)

There were several men by the name of Joseph Cilley in the early annals of New Hampshire’s military history.  To clarify–“The elder son [of Greenleaf Cilley] was known as Colonel Joseph Cilley, his grandfather was General Joseph Cilley, and his … Continue reading

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Wilfred Ernest Burpee (1860-1948) and Other Early Opticians of New Hampshire

Many of my blog stories are generated based on the view of a curious, old postcard. “Reception Room, Brown & Burpee” was inscribed on the front of this particular postcard.  Three men are present–one sitting.  There are display cases in … Continue reading

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Lebanon New Hampshire’s "Man Who Survived With A Hole in His Head": Phineas P. Gage (1823-1860)

A great deal has been written about New Hampshire native, Phineas P. Gage.

He was the victim of a freak … Continue reading

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Webcams – Who Is Watching?

See article about New Hampshire Webcams. Continue reading

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