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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Exeter

At Exeter New Hampshire’s town meeting of March 1919, a committee was appointed to consider the building of a memorial to the soldiers and sailors of the town. They recommended a sum not to exceed $10,000 be appropriated to remodel … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire Physician, Civic Leader and Politician: Zatae L. (Longsdorff) Straw (1866-1955)

Zatae Leola (Longsdorff) Straw, M.D. 

was a strong, outspoken woman who experienced many “firsts” in her life.  She was a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Nor’easter

 nor'easter – the typical New England pronunciation (both seafaring and not), would be “naw-THEE-stuh” 

Everyone else usually pronounces it “… Continue reading

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