Tag Archives: Jefferson

New Hampshire: How the "Granite State" Got Its Name

Back in the 1820s New Hampshire residents were coasting along, not even realizing that their state needed a nickname.

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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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Jefferson New Hampshire Doctor: Deborah "Granny" (Vicker) Stalbird (1755-1845)

She travelled, an angel of mercy, throughout northern New Hampshire, braving all kinds of dangers to relieve suffering…

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