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St. Patrick’s Day 2018: Is New Hampshire Losing Its Irishness?

Is it the food, the beer, the music, the dance, the accent, the parades or the vocabulary that still connects people to their Irish heritage? Or is it instead nostalgia for the past and personal memories that associate us with … Continue reading

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Goffstown NH: Villa Augustina aka St. Claudine Villa Academy

In 1907 or 1908 the Religious of Jesus and Mary purchased part of the farm formerly owned by David Little, and a few years later purchased the Charles A. Upham place, and even later two hundred acres of land adjoining.  … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Hornpout

No self-respecting New Hampshire fisherman (or woman) can ply their leisure pastime for long…

before they end up with a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Native Americans: Hiding in Plain Sight

Contrary to what you have been led to believe, New Hampshire's history did NOT begin with the arrival of the European settlers… Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Endangered Language

In New Hampshire you may hear words and phrases that are unique to our state…

or at the very … Continue reading

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