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2018: The 10th Annual Great Genealogy Poetry Challenge

As the New England leaves turn crimson and the wind blows cold, Genealogy Blogger thoughts turn to poetry. At least Bill West of “West in New England” suggests that they should. In his explanatory blog post he states the what, … Continue reading

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The Father of Labor Day: Manchester New Hampshire’s George McGuire aka Maguire (1857-1913)

The tombstone of George McGuire sits in Manchester, New Hampshire’s Piscataquog Cemetery on Bowman Street with the engraving “Father of Labor Day.”  Several newspapers throughout the United States, dated in November of 1913, announced with headlines: FATHER OF LABOR DAY … Continue reading

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