Tag Archives: Revolutionary War

Manchester New Hampshire’s Pulaski Park: Honoring Brig. General Casimir Polaski

On the 22nd of September 1933, the lovely park formerly known as Tremont Common, located between Pine and Union Streets, was officially renamed Pulaski Park. Several petitions had been drawn previously, and the project had the approval of Manchester’s significant … Continue reading

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Samuel Downing

Samuel Downing, son of David & Susanna (Beacham) Downing was born 30 Nov 1761 in Exeter New Hampshire. Beginning at … Continue reading

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Amherst New Hampshire Physician: Dr. Matthias Spalding (1769-1865)

In order to comprehend the importance of Dr. Spalding's actions

one must first understand smallpox and medical practices of … Continue reading

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Militia Re-enactment

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New Hampshire History in the Making

History aficionados don't spend all their time in dark, musty-smelling crannies.  Sometimes they remember that they are creating history right … Continue reading

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