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WW2 Veteran, Business Owner, Amateur Boxer of Manchester NH, the Polish Flash: Jan Zacharko aka John Harko (1906-1997)

Manchester New Hampshire has long been a city built by immigrants. From the early settlers to the mill workers, most of them arrived to the area only a generation or two from an ancestor from another continent. In the very … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Temple and The First Glass Factory

“A glass factory of considerable extent and remarkable for its employment of Hessians and Waldeckers who were deserters from the British army was established 1779 or 1780 at Temple, NH by a Mr. Hewes of Boston, but was burned down … Continue reading

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Imbibing a New Hampshire Cocktail

Engraving above from:  page 3; “How to mix drinks: or, The bon-vivant’s companion,” by Jerry Thomas, New York, Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, No. 18 Ann Street; 1862, page 49.  SEE article: New Hampshire and the Birth of the Cocktail.

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New Hampshire Glossary: Potash

potash–a substance that was often the first cash crop and export product, for the early … Continue reading

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Frappe

See article on Slanguage: Frappe Continue reading

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