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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Groton

Groton is a small, bucolic town in Grafton County New Hampshire that includes the village of North Groton. Groton had about 250+ permanent residents during the WWI era (ranging from 319 people in 1910 to 199 by 1920). Of these … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Francestown

Francestown was, and still is, a rural community southwest of Manchester, New Hampshire.  In 1910 before the World War the town’s population was 602. Just a few years after the war in 1920 the census had drastically dropped to 363, … Continue reading

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The Origin of the New Hampshire Historical Society

Today the New Hampshire Historical Society has a strong presence in the state, and maintains several buildings to house the collections and the library of the society in Concord, New Hampshire.  Even the collectors of history have a history of … Continue reading

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The Transatlantic Cable & New Hampshire

In order to speed up delivery of messages and news between Europe and the United States (normally it took weeks … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Historical Markers

Today I've added a new category to my list of topics for this blog, namely “New Hampshire Historical Markers.”

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