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New Hampshire WWI Military: The Heroes of Hancock

I recently purchased an interesting old postcard dating back to World War I days.  It displays a photograph of the (then) town library, along with a painted sign in the front yard.  The sign’s names are those of Hancock New … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Orrin H. Edwards of Antrim NH (1893-1918)

Orrin Herbert Edwards was born 26 May 1893 in Derby, Orleans Co. Vermont, son of Gertrude Edwards. It is unknown whether any siblings survived him. Orrin grew up in Sheffield, Vermont, removing to Antrim, New Hampshire between 1910-1914 where his … Continue reading

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1835 New Hampshire Toasts for Independence

For many years following America’s war for independence,  it was traditional to offer a series of toasts to those involved living or dead, to our country and to our leadership. The American Centuries web site states that in the early … Continue reading

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