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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Candia

The Candia New Hampshire World War I monument is actually one “side” of the Soldier’s Monument located in Village Square on High Street in that town. We know from the engraving that 34 men from Candia served, and that Lieut. … Continue reading

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Poem: “The Song of a River” by Sam Walter Foss

I Hear my song of a river, Its calm and its strife; ‘Tis the song of a river, The song of a life. Afar amid benignant hills in caverns of deep shade, ‘Neath rippling arches of cool leaves, within a … Continue reading

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Poem: "Our Little Back Star" by Sam Walter Foss

Oh, we do fairly well on this little back star, This world in the suburbs of space… Continue reading

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Poem: The Calf Path by Sam Walter Foss (1895)


One day thru the primeval wood
A calf walked home, as good calves should;
But made a trail, all bent … Continue reading

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Candia New Hampshire Journalist, Editor and Poet, Sam Walter Foss (1858-1911)

During his lifetime, he was called “Poet of the People,” and “Master of the Yankee Dialect,” but today he is … Continue reading

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