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Librarian and Innovator of the ‘Bookmobile’: Farmington New Hampshire’s Mary Lemist Titcomb (1857-1932)

In 1905 it was an ground breaking idea, to bring books directly to people who had trouble getting to the library. Mary Lemist Titcomb was passionate about reading, and making books available to everyone in Washington County, Maryland. She started … Continue reading

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Penacook New Hampshire’s Acclaimed Modernist Artist: Omer Thomas Lassonde (1903-1980)

Omer Thomas Lassonde was a talented artist who could paint in any style–realism, cubism, expressionism and abstractism. The categories he painted varied as greatly as his style, and included landscape, still-life, genre, figure painting, and portraiture. “He was a colorist,” … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: The Origin of "Old Home Week" and the Rollins Family

According to some “The three sweetest words in the English language are “Mother, Home and Heaven.” From: The Origin … Continue reading

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A New Hampshire Irish Christmas Carnival

A New Hampshire Irish Christmas Carnival indeeds sound like fun.

Many of New Hampshire's residents are of Irish ancestry.  Unlike … Continue reading

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