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New Hampshire Glossary: Steeplejack (and Steeplejill)

A chance encounter with a blog story about a Baltimore Steeplejack suddenly raised my awareness of an interesting New England occupation–a steeplejack.  And yes, I know steeples can be found outside of the northeast, but we probably have more per … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Genealogy: The Legend of the Irish Drummer Boy

How many of us have stories passed down from our parents or grandparents that are partly based in truth, but … Continue reading

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Jack McQuesten

Jack McQuesten, the “Father of Alaska.” See biographical article and family tree.
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