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Cow Hampshire Humor: Fake New Hampshire Towns

First things first. This is fake news. Not long ago a friend shared an old post from McSweeney’s Internet Tendency blog (of daily humor). It was a witty list of Fake Massachusetts Towns, by Michael Andour Brodeur, and includes places … Continue reading

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Old Haunted Houses Reported in New Hampshire Newspapers

DANGER OF HAUNTED HOUSES (1792). —  A girl who was a servant in a house reputed to be haunted, was suspected, and at length fairly convicted, of pregnancy; she fell on her knees before her mistress, craving forgiveness, alleging indeed … Continue reading

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Cooking in Colonial New Hampshire

In colonial New Hampshire, the kitchen fireplace was the first and largest of all the hearths in the early home. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Tin Reflector Oven

Tin reflector ovens were used to cook food in the late 18th century and early 19th century, in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Tin Reflector Oven

Preparing for the Thanksgiving meal in the Remick Museum Visitor's Center: a tin reflector oven, into which the turkey … Continue reading

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