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World War I’s Missing Hero Statue–Once A Tribute to the Women’s Red Cross Motor Corps

I realize it is unusual for me to write about events or people not from New Hampshire.  For this story I made one of those uncommon exceptions.  After several years of researching World War I and the women who served, … Continue reading

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The Grieving Gold Star Mother Statue — Stanton Plaza at Manchester New Hampshire

One of Manchester New Hampshire’s more recent statues, and one of the few that honors women, can be found in Stanton Plaza, on the southwest corner of Pleasant Street and Elm, opposite Veterans Park. Called the Grieving Gold Star Mother, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Groton

Groton is a small, bucolic town in Grafton County New Hampshire that includes the village of North Groton. Groton had about 250+ permanent residents during the WWI era (ranging from 319 people in 1910 to 199 by 1920). Of these … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Wolfeboro

At least one hundred and ten men by the count on the Wolfeboro WWI monument, went off to serve in the United States military in various branches during World War I. When the war ended, not all would return, for … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Newmarket

Though small in population, the town of Newmarket New Hampshire contributed between 4-5% of its total population to military service. The remaining citizens each participated in some way, either through careful rationing, home gardens, holding fund raisers, making contributions to … Continue reading

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