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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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Portsmouth New Hampshire Poet and Hospital Benefactor, Harriet McEwen Kimball (1834-1917)

Harriet McEwen Kimball was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on 2 November 1834.

She was the daughter of a chemist, … Continue reading

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Henniker New Hampshire Poet: Edna Dean Proctor (1827-1923)

Edna Dean Proctor was born in Henniker NH in 1827, on Proctor’s Hill overlooking the Contoocook River. She was educated in early years at home by her mother, later at Mt. Holyoke Seminary and at Concord NH.  Her life’s professions … Continue reading

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