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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Exeter

At Exeter New Hampshire’s town meeting of March 1919, a committee was appointed to consider the building of a memorial to the soldiers and sailors of the town. They recommended a sum not to exceed $10,000 be appropriated to remodel … Continue reading

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Not New Hampshire: Italian-born Sculptor, Joseph Arthur Coletti (1898-1973)

Cow Hampshire readers may be surprised to see me writing about someone who was neither born nor lived in the State of New Hampshire. On occasion I happen across a name or event that ties into a story that I … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Lafayette Park

The first mention of Manchester, New Hampshire’s Lafayette Park, can be found in the 1903 Receipts and Expenditures of the City of Manchester (NH), when it is stated: “Extensive improvements were made at Lafayette Park which came into possession of … Continue reading

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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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Exeter New Hampshire Sculptor: Daniel Chester French (1850-1931)

You probably know his works of sculpture better than you recognize his name. Today is his birthday. During his lifetime he was considered America's … Continue reading

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