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Ghastly and Ghostly Halloween Stories Gleaned from Old New Hampshire Newspapers

With Halloween quickly approaching in the Granite State, many thoughts turn to ghouls, ghost, skeletons, and everything haunted or creepy.  This need to scare ourselves silly is not a modern day occurrence.  In looking back to the ancient newspapers, reporting … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Camp Otter in Pittsburg, Coos County

“Every once in a while it is nice to get away . . . from the discontent of big cities and tramp through the mountains, gun in hand, with none but the birds, the trees, the fallen leaves, the lilt … Continue reading

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Gordon’s Fried Sea Food and Other Shops at 215 Hanover Street in Manchester NH

Yes, I realize that “Gordon’s Fried Sea Food and Other Shops at 215 Hanover Street in Manchester NH” is a long title for a blog post.  However it is very fitting, because my research took me on a long, convoluted, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Fishing, Fisheries and Firsts

“Where, in many straggling group,  Gnarled and crooked willows By a chaffing streamlet stoop, And their yellow branches droop,  Tow’rd its tiny billows; Near the banks are little whirls,–  Whirles of fretted water,– And beneath those rings of pearls  Trout … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Celebrating the Shark

Perhaps “celebrating” is not the word that quickly comes to your mind when you hear of a shark being spotted in New Hampshire waters. As recently as July 9th of this year, one of these fearsome beasts was reportedly roaming … Continue reading

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