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100 Years Ago: New Hampshire’s WWI Trench Art

Most people have seen a war souvenir. They take many forms from a postcard mailed from ‘the front,’ to a pillow with a sentimental message for a sweetheart. Today they are sought as collectibles. Trench Art is a specific subgroup … Continue reading

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A Blacksmith of Pittsburg, Coos County New Hampshire: William A. Chase

Blacksmiths shape and join metals to make functional or decorative every day items. They create horseshoes, iron gates, railings, furniture, and tools to name just a few objects. In the 1890’s when William A. Chase had a business in Pittsburg, … Continue reading

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Lebanon New Hampshire’s "Man Who Survived With A Hole in His Head": Phineas P. Gage (1823-1860)

A great deal has been written about New Hampshire native, Phineas P. Gage.

He was the victim of a freak … Continue reading

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