Tag Archives: Point

A 2016 Military Father’s Day: My Dad’s WW2 Navy in Photographs

Thirty five years ago was the last time I was able to happily celebrate Father’s Day. On November 7th of 1981 my Dad, Berwin “Webby” Webster, passed away, at the age of 68. He left behind no enemies, and a … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Men, Personal History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Bradford New Hampshire Humorist, Author, Vaudeville Actor and Dramatist Will Martin Cressy (1863-1930)

Will Martin Cressy was born 29 October 1863 at Bradford, New Hampshire. According to his autobiography,   “before going on the stage he was successively a carpenter, machinist, marine engineer, watchmaker, commercial traveler, and hotel clerk.”  Will’s father was first … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, History, Humor, New Hampshire Entertainers, New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

He put the "Straw" in Straw Point: New Hampshire Governor Ezekiel A. Straw

Straw Point is an outcropping of land, located at the north end of Rye Beach, near Jenness Beach.

Originally this … Continue reading

Posted in Irish in New Hampshire, New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment