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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Center Harbor

Center Harbor is a town that sits snugly between Squam Lake and Lake Winnepesauke. Even today the population hovers just above 1,000 people, rising many fold during the summer tourist season. In 1920 it had just 422 year-round residents. That … Continue reading

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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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New Hampshire WWI Military: U.S. Army Nurse Lucy Nettie Fletcher of Concord NH (1886-1918)

“I have a soul that, like an ample shield, Can take in all, and verge enough for more…” [1] These words are inscribed as the graduation quote of Lucy Nettie Fletcher, in the 1910 Class yearbook of Radcliffe College. Lucy … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Corporal Odilion Gagne of Berlin NH (1894-1918)

Anseline Odilon Gagne was born 13 December, 1894 in the quaint village of St. Anselme, PQ, Canada to Leon & Louise (Gosselin) Gagne. His siblings included Alice, Napoleon, Lumina, Clarida, Arthur, Lea, Elmire, Marie Louise, George, Maria Anne, Erneste, and … Continue reading

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World War I Memorials in Concord New Hampshire

Concord, New Hampshire has four memorials to the heroes of WWI and yet many city residents are unaware of them. (There are five if you count the memorial in Doric Hall of the NH State House). This story, hopefully, will … Continue reading

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