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New Hampshire WWI Military: Sergeant Major Andrew Jackson of Littleton and Rochester (1882-1960)

I would not have known about Sergeant Major Andrew Jackson of New Hampshire except for a brief newspaper notice placed in the Nashua Telegraph in September of 1919. It stated as follows: “Concord–Sergeant Major Andrew Jackson of Rochester was decorated … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Camp Otter in Pittsburg, Coos County

“Every once in a while it is nice to get away . . . from the discontent of big cities and tramp through the mountains, gun in hand, with none but the birds, the trees, the fallen leaves, the lilt … Continue reading

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Littleton New Hampshire: Kilburn Stereoscopic Views

Stereographic photographs “were the first genre of visual mass media to appear in American society.”

They pre-date the … Continue reading

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Littleton NH Novelist: Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter – (1868-1920)

Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter is what I call a 'sweetness and light' author. By sweetness and light, I mean the simple … Continue reading

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Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter

Eleanor E. (Hodgman) Porter (1868-1920): Singer and Novelist. Probably most famous for writing Pollyanna. Born in Littleton NH.  See … Continue reading

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