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New Hampshire WWI Military: Captain Nathaniel Robert Mason of North Conway

I recently saw a wonderful comment left on this blog by the granddaughter of a New Hampshire WWI veteran. He had a fascinating life and she was rightfully proud of him. For whatever reason, his name was omitted from the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s First WW2 Naval Officer Killed: Manchester’s LTJG Ben Richard Bronstein (MC) USNR (1915-1942)

BRONSTEIN PARK, formerly known as Hanover Square is located on Hanover and Beech Streets in Manchester, New Hampshire. The official City of Manchester web site describes it as “the small, 2.84-acre park is located within walking distance of Central High … Continue reading

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Manchester NH Civic Leader and Officer Candidate: S/Sgt. John J. Sullivan (1907-1942)

On 4 April 1950 an ordinance was passed “establishing John J. Sullivan Square in East Manchester… where Massabesic Street and Spruce Street intersects,” and was signed by Mayor Josaphat T. Benoit.   John J. Sullivan did not die in battle, as … Continue reading

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1873-1890: How New Hampshire’s Weather Was Foretold

We take many things for granted, including weather forecasts.  With the quickly changing elements in New Hampshire, there have been times I’ve felt badly for our local meteorologists. How can they possibly predict conditions that change from minute to minute.   … Continue reading

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