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New Hampshire Missing Places: Camp Otter in Pittsburg, Coos County

“Every once in a while it is nice to get away . . . from the discontent of big cities and tramp through the mountains, gun in hand, with none but the birds, the trees, the fallen leaves, the lilt … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Easter Traditions Past and Present

Easter has always been a holiday celebrated with great enthusiasm in my family.  Part of it was due to their Catholic tradition–after the long Lenten season it was time to celebrate.  But honestly, after a long New England winter, wearing … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Sheehan-Basquil Park and Hunt Memorial Pool

According to a 2009 Manchester Union Leader newspaper report, in the early 1950s, Alderman John F. Mills (Ward 7, last year served 1953) “proposed that the landfill area bordered by Maple, Auburn and Wilson streets be turned into a neighborhood … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s State Animal: white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

In 1983 New Hampshire officially named the white-tailed deer (also known as the Virginia deer) as its official state animal.  … Continue reading

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Poem: The Bloodless Sportsman, by Sam W. Foss

.The Bloodless Sportsman.
   by Sam W. Foss

 “I go a-gunning, but take no gun;
    I … Continue reading

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