Tag Archives: Goffstown

New Hampshire WWI Military: Wagoner Burns Woodbury Bailey of New Boston

The town of New Boston, New Hampshire has always been good at recognizing their heroes.  They have plaques and memorials galore. They’ve included military events and participants in their history books. The New Boston Historical Society has a wonderful web … Continue reading

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Goffstown NH: Villa Augustina aka St. Claudine Villa Academy

In 1907 or 1908 the Religious of Jesus and Mary purchased part of the farm formerly owned by David Little, and a few years later purchased the Charles A. Upham place, and even later two hundred acres of land adjoining.  … Continue reading

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Goffstown New Hampshire’s Actor and Writer: Richard Clark Backus (1945-Still Living)

Richard Clark Backus is the son of a physician, born in the small town of Goffstown, New Hampshire. He attended local Goffstown schools, graduating from Goffstown High School in 1963. Wikipedia reports that he attended Harvard University. The “Soap Opera … Continue reading

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American Flag at Goffstown Historical Society

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Goffstown New Hampshire Author, Educator, Social Reformer, and Women’s Rights Champion: Mary Sargeant (Neal) Gove Nichols (1810-1884)

Mary Sargeant Neal was born 10 August 1810 in Goffstown NH, the second daughter and third child of William A. … Continue reading

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