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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private 1C Thomas H. Abbott of Concord

Thomas Harold Whitcomb Abbott was born 13 July 1896 in Concord NH, the son of Francis U. & Alice A. (Toof) Abbott. He grew up in Concord attending the local schools. In 1900 and 1910 censuses he can be found … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Newport’s Elephant Rock and Pike Hill

Elephant Rock in Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire is described as a large boulder 35 feet high which is almost a perfect image of a kneeling elephant. It is located on Pike Hill.  It is still a popular curiosity of … Continue reading

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The Old Man’s Little Brother: a Rock Profile in Milton, New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s Old Man may have fallen, but his younger brother still smiles upon the land. He has kept a lower, more reclusive profile. He was never keen on having people stare at him all day. He sits in a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s First Valentine: Valentine Hill of Oyster River (c1603-c1661)

New Hampshire's First Valentine has nothing to do with greeting cards, candy, or heart-shaped tokens.

Rather, the first Valentine within … Continue reading

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Newton New Hampshire’s Social Worker and UFO Abductee: Eunice Elizabeth "Betty" (Barrett) Stewart Hill (1919-2004)

On a late summer evening on 19 September 1961, Barney and Betty Hill were driving through Franconia Notch in New … Continue reading

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