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New Hampshire Author, Poet, Educator, Club Woman of Meredith: Eva J. (Beede) Odell (1852-1928)

“A world of beauty everywhere we go! The mountains gleaming through the haze The deep blue sky where fleecy cloudlets sail, Are imaged in the placid lake below. Where white in little coves the lilies blow, The giant pine trees … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Bank Cashier, Club Woman, Civic Leader: Winifred (Lane) Goss of Pittsfield and Dover

Winifred Lane was born on 30 April 1875 in Pittsfield NH, daughter of Charles Henry and Almira Lovena (Perkins) Lane. She attended the local Pittsfield schools, and graduated from Kimball Union Academy in Meriden New Hampshire. She was one of … Continue reading

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Human and Animal Rights Advocate, Cheshire County NH Deputy Sheriff Jennie Belle (Carter) Powers (1864-1936)

The Boston Sunday Globe newspaper called her “a fearless woman.”  At her death the National Humane review said of her: “For in all the state there was no one like Jennie Belle Powers. Mrs. Powers was humane agent for the … Continue reading

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Famed Dog Musher, Sled Dog Trainer and Racer: Florence (Murray) Clark (1900-1950):of Lincoln New Hampshire

Mushing is a sport or transport method powered by dogs. It includes varieties such as carting, pulka, dog scootering, sled dog racing, skijoring, freighting and weight pulling. One or more dogs are used to pull a sled on snow or … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: March 2020 is Women’s History Month

Each year the National Women’s History Alliance selects a theme to encourage authors of all levels and abilities to write about women and to be inclusive of them in our collective history. Their 2020 Women’s History Month theme is “Valiant … Continue reading

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