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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Rye

On 15 January 1920 a memorial tablet was unveiled in Rye Center, New Hampshire to commemorate those who died during the World War (WWI). Three men paid the ultimate sacrifice, namely: Thomas D. MacLaughlin, Wallace Elroy Rand and Phillip Willard … Continue reading

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Exeter and North Hampton New Hampshire Writer and Poet: Lillian “Lilja” (Hillbom) Rogers (1901-1993)

Lilja Rogers is an often-quoted but little known New Hampshire poet. We share her with Wallingford, Connecticut, her birth place in 1901, where she was brought up in a talented family. Her father Henrik Hillbom (sometimes mis-spelled Hillborn) was a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Let Them Eat Corn

The Native People's of New Hampshire had been growing corn long before the European settlers arrived (it is native to … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Gosport, Isles of Shoals

Situated on the northern end of Star Island,

one of the sevens isles of the Isles of Shoals, sits a … Continue reading

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U.S. Cable Station, Rye, New Hampshire

The scan of this postcard was graciously provided by Bill Burns who maintains a web site “History of the Atlantic … Continue reading

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