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Portsmouth NH Executive Secretary and Named Bridge Honoree: Sarah Mildred Long (1916-2004)

Three of the state’s largest bridges span the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth and Kittery, Maine. The second longest bridge is the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge that connects Portsmouth NH with Kittery Maine via the U.S. Route 1 Bypass. (The longest … Continue reading

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Samuel Joy and His Spite Tombstone in Durham New Hampshire

I have to admit–I hesitated to write this story.  We probably will never know the entire truth behind Samuel Joy’s “spite” tombstone, and that bothers me. If a spite tombstone is new to you, know it is a cemetery monument … Continue reading

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Faces of the EVERETT FAMILY of New London, Salisbury and Concord New Hampshire

We have to start with the father in order to know the sons. Jonathan-5 Everett came from a long and well-traced line that I have included in the genealogy below. Jonathan moved from Attleboro, Massachusetts to New London NH before … Continue reading

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The Clark and Perkins Families of Londonderry, New Hampshire

I hold in my hand several beautiful tintype photographs identified as being of the Clark family, that I purchased on ebay.  The first was described as: “This is a great gem sized tintype of an older woman identified as Mrs. … Continue reading

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Newport New Hampshire Milliner, Author, Poet, Editor and "Mother of Thanksgiving": Sarah Josepha (Buell) Hale (1788-1879)

Born Sarah Josepha Buell, on a farm in the small town of Newport New Hampshire, she had a limited … Continue reading

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