Tag Archives: local

Old New Hampshire Recipes for the Holidays

Yes, it is that time of year once again.  The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays often mean you have a house full of guests.  Many decisions need to be made about what to feed them. If you are looking for some … Continue reading

Posted in History, Humor, Really Old News, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Colebrook

The World War I monument commemorating all who served in the military can be found on the town green, called the Legion Lot, near 8 Bridge Street in Colebrook, New Hampshire. The memorial plaque in bronze was affixed to a … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Men, NH WW1 Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

First Portsmouth New Hampshire Casualty of World War 1: Lieutenant Frank Booma (1893-1918)

Lieutenant Frank Booma died on July 11, 1918 in the Champagne region of France, during World War 1. He was killed by a bomb dropped from a Boche aeroplane, as he led his men a second time into the trenches, … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

New Hampshire’s Missing Holiday: Fast Day

Back in 1991 the New Hampshire Legislature abolished a New Hampshire holiday that had been celebrated for 310 years

In … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, History, Really Old News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bubbler (i.e. Drinking Fountain)

See Glossary Article on “Bubbler” Continue reading

Posted in History | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment