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The American Dictionary Wars and Joseph Emerson Worcester of Bedford NH (1784-1865)

The first American dictionary was not created by Noah Webster as many believe, but rather by Samuel Johnson who was born in Guilford CT in 1757. His dictionary was the first to include simpler forms of spelling in use today, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Newspaper: The Farmer’s Cabinet and the Boylston Family

That ancient, well-known newspaper known as “The Farmer's Cabinet, was started by Joseph Cushing, who was editor and … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Premier Newpaper Family: The McQuaids

This is a story about a family with “a fire in the belly” for news. For four documented generations (and possibly more), the McQuaid family have been newspapermen–publishers, editors, reporters, telegraphers, and journalists… Continue reading

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Dublin New Hampshire publisher, Robb Hansell Sagendorph (1900-1970)

A New Hampshire tradition was begun in 1935

“Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective … Continue reading

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