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A New Hampshire Éirinn go Brách: Addie (Ryan) Manning (1879-1968)

She insisted that I wear green on St. Patrick’s Day.  If I forgot, all it took was her gentle look of personal displeasure to make me quickly change.  When this Irish holiday comes around, she is always the first person … Continue reading

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Franconia New Hampshire Hotel Owner & Early Tourism Promoter: Richard Taft (1812-1881)

Before Richard Taft arrived in the White Mountains, it was a pretty quiet place,

even during the summer… Continue reading

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