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March 2016: Celebrating Women’s History Month in New Hampshire

The March 2016 Women’s History Month Theme (as designated by the National Women’s History Project) is “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.” Their goal is to make women’s historic achievements visible. My … Continue reading

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2016 Black History Month in New Hampshire

Today New Hampshire’s population is 93% white with African-Americans making up about 1.4% of  residents (the rest being Hispanic and Asian). In the early years of the New Hampshire colony, and throughout our State’s history, the number of non-Caucasian residents … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Month: Weaving New Hampshire’s Stories In Granite

This year [2015] is the 35th anniversary of the National Women’s History Project.  The group grew from a few concerned educators and history activists in California, to  a more substantial collective of both women and men today.   Since 1909 various … Continue reading

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September’s National Honey Month–A Time for New Hampshire to Buzz

Can you imagine New Hampshire without its apple orchards, (or Massachusetts without its cranberries)?  According to the National Honey Board, both apples and cranberries are 90% dependent on honeybee pollination (along with a variety of other plants). Without the humble … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Oysters (Aw Shucks)

Oysters are not good in the month that has not an R in it…”

This saying was penned … Continue reading

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