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New Hampshire World War I Military: 2nd Lieut Harry Dickinson Thrasher of Plainfield and Cornish, Famed Sculptor

I learned about Harry Dickinson Thrasher by chance while researching the WWI heroes of a seacoast town. The Portsmouth Herald newspaper of 21 Sep 1918 on page 4 posted this brief notice: “American Sculptor Was a Native of New Hampshire. … Continue reading

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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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