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100 Years Ago: The First Thanksgiving of WWI

One hundred years ago Thanksgiving was celebrated on 29 November 1917. The United States had recently joined their¬† allies in Europe, with the first troops arriving on that continent six months before in the month of June. The reportedly first … Continue reading

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New Durham New Hampshire’s Educator, Lawyer, Suffragist, Humanitarian and Author: Marilla Marks (Young) Ricker (1840-1920)

“I’m going to run for governor [of New Hampshire], although I have not the slightest idea of ever becoming governor,” announced Mrs. Ricker… I’m running for governor in order to get people into the habit of thinking of women as … Continue reading

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