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The Baker Children of Weare, New Hampshire (1910)

Two lovely children, posed perfectly, look out from this photograph postcard. In addition to the ink script “Evelyn Baker, Oliver Prescott Baker,” there is penciled on the back, “202 North Weare NH.” The postcard is dated September 1, 1910, is … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Buffalo, Elk, Fox, Deer; Baynes, Atwood, Coit, Means

A word of warning: this is a complicated story, with numerous tangents. It starts with postcards that I recently acquired of wild animals, photographed around 1906 at Corbin Park in Grantham NH, by the famous naturalist-photographer, Ernest Harold Baynes. Though … Continue reading

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Mrs. Daniel (Cynthia Imilda Comings) Plummer of Mason and Lee, New Hampshire (1848-1891)

A lovely face stared out at me from an E-bay page, and so I ‘rescued’ yet another woman’s photograph from possible loss to her family, and to all of us.  She was known as “Millie” but more formally as Cynthia … Continue reading

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Poem: "The Skater’s Song," by Rev. Ephraim Peabody

Away! away! — our fires stream bright
 Along the frozen river,
And their arrowy sparkles of brilliant light
 On the … Continue reading

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Dover New Hampshire Preacher and Historian – Rev. Jeremiah "Jeremy" Belknap, D.D. (1744-1798)

Rev. Jeremy Belknap, best known for his carefully written history of New Hampshire

was the son of Joseph Belknap … Continue reading

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