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New Hampshire Tidbits: Portsmouth’s Haven Park and Porter Statue

I’ve taken the tour many times–a relaxed horse-drawn carriage ride taken through historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and right by Haven Park with the statue of General Fitz John Porter.  It is the real history that interests me more than whether … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Berlin

In his inaugural address of 1921, the Honorable Eli J. King, Mayor of Berlin, New Hampshire stated:  “A Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial has been purchased and will be placed in the park near the Grand Trunk Station this spring. This … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Tradition of Leadership: The Women’s Delegation

New Hampshire was called “First in the Nation” for many years when our national primary elections truly happened first. Some say that tradition lives on. But in current day politics where several states allow you to pre-vote and caucus events … Continue reading

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Littleton NH Novelist: Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter – (1868-1920)

Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter is what I call a 'sweetness and light' author. By sweetness and light, I mean the simple … Continue reading

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