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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Jaffrey

There are many who write about the famed ‘Buddies’ monument in Jaffrey New Hampshire. It stands 16 feet tall and was carved from a single block of stone by sculptor Virgo “Viggo” Brandt-Ericksen. But no one seems to known much … Continue reading

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Official New Hampshire State Beverage: Apple Cider

In 2010, at the petition of fourth grade students from Jaffrey, New Hampshire and others, the New Hampshire General Court, by a vote of 230-74 approved apple cider as New Hampshire’s office beverage with the passage of House Bill 1206. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s First Female Selectman: Lenna Gwendolen (Wilson) Perry (1899-1986)

The small town of Sharon, located in the Monadnock region, is prominent in history for being the location of New Hamphire’s first female selectman. Even today Sharon’s  population is only 340 people. Lenna Gwendolen Wilson came from a well-known local … Continue reading

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Randolph New Hampshire’s Wellesley College President and Director of WAVEs: Dr. Mildred Helen (McAfee) Horton (1900-1994)

Mildred McAfee was the daughter of Rev. Dr. Cleland Boyd & Harriett (Brown) McAfee.

She was born in Missouri in … Continue reading

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