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New Hampshire Glossary: Operative

The term operative was used in several ways during New Hampshire’s history. In 1762 lye was said to be an operative, while in 1785 the poison of a rattlesnake was described as being operative, each meaning they had a strong … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Yankee “Hello Girl” Agnes Theresa (Houley) O’Brien of Groveton

From the cratered Hells of No-Man’s Land To the switchboard where you sit, There are none who serve so loyally, We know that you do your “bit.” For the world’s bound round with a copper wire With you on the … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandparents Day 2015: Clarence Leroy Webster (1882-1969)

National Grandparents Day falls each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. The creation of this recognition day was a labor of love for Mrs. Marian Lucille (Herndon) McQuade of West Virginia. In the past I’ve focused on my … Continue reading

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