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Blog Caroling: Granite State Christmas

Granite State Christmas by Fat City Band [listen to the tune] Christmas time in the Granite State Tis the season to celebrate Yuletide greetings to one and all Everybodys gonna have a ball Because its Christmas time in the Granite … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Land Serpents of the Granite State

Down deep in that hollow the bees never come– The shade is too black for a flower; And jewel winged birds, with their musical hum, Never flash in the night of that bower:– But the cold blooded snake, in the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: The Old Man of the Mountain

  “He the eldest son of Time, has not changed in form or place since the floods retired.  Yet even he shall crumble away. But when the man of granite rock is dissolved, the men of granite soul shall stand … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: How the "Granite State" Got Its Name

Back in the 1820s New Hampshire residents were coasting along, not even realizing that their state needed a nickname.

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New Hampshire’s State Flag and Seal

New Hampshire’s flag is the state seal, on a solid background of deep blue. Although reportedly the design of the flag has been in use since 1784, this version of the official New Hampshire state flag was adopted in 1909 … Continue reading

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