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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Franconia

Some time after World War I ended the small town of Franconia New Hampshire had a memorial created–a bronze plaque affixed to a rock. This was placed in front of the Abbie Greenleaf Library, where it still stands. With the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: An 1823 Dartmouth College Education

In the year 1823, expectations were remarkably different than today, both for preparation to enter Dartmouth College and the yearly curriculum. In 1823, for admission into the Freshman class, it is required that the candidates be well versed in the … Continue reading

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He Looked to the Stars: Andover New Hampshire’s Premier Astronomer and Author, Prof. John Robie Eastman, A.M. Ph.D., Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.) (1836-1913)

  There are so many interesting people from New Hampshire who are relatively unknown to most current natives–John Robie Eastman is one. The  son of Royal F. & Sophronia (Mayo) Eastman, he was born 29 July 1836 in Andover, Merrimack … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s Monument to honor War Veterans from 1898-1902 at Bronstein Park

BRONSTEIN PARK, formerly known as Hanover Square is located on Hanover and Beech Streets in Manchester, New Hampshire. The official City of Manchester web site describes it as “the small, 2.84-acre park is located within walking distance of Central High … Continue reading

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Hanover New Hampshire Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet, and Teacher, Richard G. Eberhart (1904-2005)

What more can possibly be said (that hasn't already been) about a man who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry … Continue reading

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