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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Enfield

The Town of Enfield holds an annual Memorial Day Parade. This year (2018) there was also a short ceremony and laying of a wreath at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery following by a special ceremony at Oak Grove Cemetery by Tim … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Exeter

At Exeter New Hampshire’s town meeting of March 1919, a committee was appointed to consider the building of a memorial to the soldiers and sailors of the town. They recommended a sum not to exceed $10,000 be appropriated to remodel … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s First Woman Governor (Acting), Politician, Civic Leader, and Campaign Advisor: Vesta Maurine (Coward) Roy (1925-2002)

She was born Vesta Maurine Coward on 26 March 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, the only daughter of  Percy A. & Mildred J. (Paterson) Coward.  She had three siblings, Thomas, Richard, and James. In 1940 her father was an inspector in … Continue reading

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The Baker Children of Weare, New Hampshire (1910)

Two lovely children, posed perfectly, look out from this photograph postcard. In addition to the ink script “Evelyn Baker, Oliver Prescott Baker,” there is penciled on the back, “202 North Weare NH.” The postcard is dated September 1, 1910, is … Continue reading

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2016 Black History Month in New Hampshire

Today New Hampshire’s population is 93% white with African-Americans making up about 1.4% of  residents (the rest being Hispanic and Asian). In the early years of the New Hampshire colony, and throughout our State’s history, the number of non-Caucasian residents … Continue reading

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