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New Hampshire Missing Places: Riverside Inn of Hooksett

Riverside Inn, the focus of this story, was not the first public lodging to be famous in Hooksett. Before the American Revolution travel to this part of New Hampshire was often accomplished by boat. The boatmen and passengers would stop … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Famous Concord Coach and the Abbot-Downing Company

Mark Twain described it as “an imposing cradle on wheels.” 

In 1867 Wells Fargo, the operators of the largest stagecoach … Continue reading

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Hinsdale New Hampshire Journalist, Editor, and Publisher: Charles Anderson Dana (1819-1897)

He was born to a modest merchant family in Hinsdale, New Hampshire in 1819.

His mother having died when he … Continue reading

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Landaff New Hampshire’s "LA Times" Newspaper Publisher: Harry Chandler (1864-1944)

Harry Chandler was born in 1864 in Landaff New Hampshire to a farming family. While attending Dartmouth College, on a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Ear Marks

ear marks – a “mark” or distinctive pattern was placed on a domestic animal's ear…

by its owner to … Continue reading

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