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New Hampshire’s Last Highwaymen

New Hampshire doesn’t seem like a hot-spot for highwaymen, and indeed there have not been many. In the early history of the State, travelers either did not have much coin or they didn’t travel with it. Because the roads were … Continue reading

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The Lost Faces of World War One — Part Twelve

This is the continuation of a series of stories about men who died in World War 1, and whose photographs appeared in a publication called “Our Nation’s Roll of Honor.” The original post and explanation can be found at this … Continue reading

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Faces of the Benjamin G. Brooks Family of New Hampshire and Massachusetts

The faces of Benjamin Gove Brooks, his wife Frances Eliza (Downer) Brooks, and their son B. Ferdinand Brooks, look out at you from pale CDV photographs. Benjamin and his wife Frances were both born and raised in New Hampshire. Benjamin … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Connection To Cosmetics King: Hyman Charles Revson (1906-1975)

Despite rumors and articles to the contrary, Hyman Charles (aka Charles “Haskell”) Revson was born 11 October 1906 in Boston … Continue reading

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New Hampshire St. Patrick’s Day 2007

Begorrah! This Saturday is St. Patrick's Day. Although New Hampshire has a varied ethnic heritage, among the prominent groups who early … Continue reading

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