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World War I Memorials in Nashua New Hampshire

Nashua, New Hampshire has a rich military history. The local veteran organizations have never shirked their duty to recognize and remember those who have fallen.   In compiling a list of World War I monuments in the city, it became clear … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s Wagner Memorial Park aka Pretty Park

Wagner Memorial Park is a well-landscaped park with a Greek-revival monument and benches, located in the Arts & Cultural District of Manchester, New Hampshire. The park was created on an entire block of land (one and one-half acres) located between … Continue reading

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WW1 Casualty of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive: Manchester NH’s Pvt. Henry Gossler (1896-1918)

Henry Gossler was born on 15 Mar 1896 in Manchester NH, the son of German immigrants, Henry & Lena (Viehweg) Gossler. In 1899 Henry’s parents and grandparents had left their home in the town of Hof, on the banks of … Continue reading

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WW2 Casualty Gunner over Germany: Manchester NH’s S/Sgt Arthur Michael St. Pierre (1920-1944)

In 1955 an ordinance stated, “That the square located where South Maple Street, Vinton Street and South Willow Street intersects, be officially designated and known…as ‘Arthur M. St. Pierre Square’.” This was approved on 20 March 1956 and signed by … Continue reading

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Stark New Hampshire’s German Prisoner of War Camp

New Hampshire's only World War II prisoner of war camp was located in Stark New Hampshire,

on the south side … Continue reading

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