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Exeter and North Hampton New Hampshire Writer and Poet: Lillian “Lilja” (Hillbom) Rogers (1901-1993)

Lilja Rogers is an often-quoted but little known New Hampshire poet. We share her with Wallingford, Connecticut, her birth place in 1901, where she was brought up in a talented family. Her father Henrik Hillbom (sometimes mis-spelled Hillborn) was a … Continue reading

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Merrimack New Hampshire Poet and Author: Hannah Eayrs Barron (1809-1891)

IT IS FIRST RATE TO BE A YANKEE That we are yankees is first rate, And natives of the Granite State; We love this place as well we may, So near the banks of Nashua. By and by comes vacation, … Continue reading

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Orford New Hampshire Poet, Musician, and Teacher: Fannie H. (Runnells) Poole (1863-1940)

Fannie Huntington Runnells was born in Orford, New Hampshire in 1863, the daughter of minister-historian, and died in 1940.  Her … Continue reading

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