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Barking Up the Family Tree Again: How Pets Humanize Our Genealogy

It is easy to view our more recent ancestors, our parents and grandparents, in a humanistic light. Many times we knew them personally, we remember them from a first-person experience. We know how they looked, sounded, felt, reacted. Based on … Continue reading

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Sixteen Completely Free Ways to Research Your Family Tree in New Hampshire

Certain expensive, pay-to-use genealogy corporations are using mass media in an attempt to convince us that we need their services in order to research our personal family histories.  TAINT TRUE!  You don’t need shaking leaves to point you in the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Celebrating the Shark

Perhaps “celebrating” is not the word that quickly comes to your mind when you hear of a shark being spotted in New Hampshire waters. As recently as July 9th of this year, one of these fearsome beasts was reportedly roaming … Continue reading

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Celebrating New Hampshire Women Through History

In March of 2006, I wrote my first blog article specifically about women, named “New Hampshire Women in History,” and five years later…. Continue reading

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"The Leakeys of White Mountain Geology": Hanover New Hampshire’s James Walter Goldthwait (1880-1947), Richard Parker Goldthwait (1911-1992) and Lawrence Goldthwait (1914-2001)

For countless years the Goldthwait name was synonymous with geology and geography, not only in New Hampshire, but throughout the … Continue reading

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