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Nashua NH Composer, Piano Merchant and Civic Leader, William Law “Will” Nutting (1874-1925)

William L. "Will" Nutting

William L. “Will” Nutting

Before it was Darrell’s Music Hall, it was Paine Furniture Music Hall. Before that it was Nutting’s Music Store. And before that it was William L. Nutting Inc.

William Law Nutting was not born, nor did he die, in New Hampshire. But from a lowly piano tuner, he worked his way up until he was one of the leading retail merchants of pianos and “talking machines” in New England. For over twenty years he had a shop and warehouse in Nashua, New Hampshire. After his death, the company continued in his name for several years. Continue reading

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Colonial Surgeon’s Instruments

Medical instruments from colonial times.  This photograph was taken by Janice Brown at the Whitall House in National Park, New Jersey, the scene of the “Battle of Red Bank”.  See article, “New Hampshire Glossary: Chirugeon“

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Jefferson New Hampshire Inventor & Aeronaut, Prof. Thaddeus S.C. Lowe (1832-1913)

Thaddeus S.C. Lowe was a brilliant inventor

Even the items on a list of his 'major' accomplishments would seem … Continue reading

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