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2018 National Women’s History Month: NH WOMEN & WORLD WAR I

The month of March has been celebrated as National Women’s History Month since 1980 when it became the flagship of the National Women’s History Project. I’ve been writing here about New Hampshire women’s history since its creation in 2006 (12 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Favorite Irish Son: Somersworth’s General John Sullivan (1740-1795)

Who else could I write about on Saint Patrick’s Day?   New Hampshire’s favorite Irish son, General John Sullivan, was a patriot of the American Revolution.  Though some researchers say he was born in Berwick, Maine, there is much evidence … Continue reading

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Portsmouth New Hampshire’s Patriot, Tutor, Secretary, and Peace Envoy: Col. Tobias Lear, Esq. (1762-1816)

Through his journal and correspondence, Tobias Lear is probably responsible for much of what we know about the personal life … Continue reading

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Samuel Downing

Samuel Downing, son of David & Susanna (Beacham) Downing was born 30 Nov 1761 in Exeter New Hampshire. Beginning at … Continue reading

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Bruce Willis as a Patriot

Do Bruce Willis and General John Stark of Live Free or Die fame have anything in common?  Look for my … Continue reading

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