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Recap: New Hampshire and Halloween

Since 2006 I’ve been sharing tidbits relating to Halloween and New Hampshire.  During that time I’ve written some pretty bad poetry, and shared some pretty good prose.  You may have read my stories about New Hampshire’s many ghosts, real or … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Famed Checkerologists of the 19th & 20th Centuries

Interesting stories, photographs and genealogical material can be gleaned from  the unlikeliest of sources. In this case it an  antique booklet about American checkers (the game is called draughts in Europe) that caught my eye. Who would have know that … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s State Animal: white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

In 1983 New Hampshire officially named the white-tailed deer (also known as the Virginia deer) as its official state animal.  … Continue reading

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Poem: "The Skater’s Song," by Rev. Ephraim Peabody

Away! away! — our fires stream bright
 Along the frozen river,
And their arrowy sparkles of brilliant light
 On the … Continue reading

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