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New Hampshire Tidbits: Famed Baseball Player Ted Williams liked Cow Hampshire

Perhaps the title of this story is slightly misleading. I am not sure whether Ted Williams LIKED the term ‘Cow Hampshire’ but he did seem to enjoy using it.  Apparently to Ted Williams ‘Cow Hampshire’ was a place where hicks … Continue reading

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Bradford New Hampshire Humorist, Author, Vaudeville Actor and Dramatist Will Martin Cressy (1863-1930)

Will Martin Cressy was born 29 October 1863 at Bradford, New Hampshire. According to his autobiography,   “before going on the stage he was successively a carpenter, machinist, marine engineer, watchmaker, commercial traveler, and hotel clerk.”  Will’s father was first … Continue reading

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WW2 Training Mission Casualty: Manchester’s Sgt. Robert W. Lewis (1922-1942).

Another Military Square was added following World War 2, the ordinance passed on 16 December 1947 and signed by Mayor Joseph T. Benoit as follows: “That the square located where Massabesic Street, Hayward Street, Candia Road, and Mammoth Road intersects, … Continue reading

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New Boston New Hampshire’s Roger Ward Babson, Statistician, Eccentric Businessman, College Founder (1875-1967)

Call him kooky, or call him ingenious, and you are correct both times

Roger Ward Babson was not a … Continue reading

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