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Derry New Hampshire’s Premier Woman Poultry Farmer: Celia (Gardner) Whitney (1895-1974)

History is composed of time or location-related people, events and artifacts. Usually the ones we hear or read about are touted as being famous or important from someone’s viewpoint. Yet the majority of our collective history was created by individuals … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Marine Corps Iwo Jima Flag Raiser, Rene Arthur Gagnon (1925-1979)

Rene Gagnon, son of French Canadian mill workers, was born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire. According to some, he … Continue reading

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Rene Arthur Gagnon

Rene Arthur Gagnon, the Marine Corps flag raiser of Iwo Jima.  Look for article about his life. Continue reading

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