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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 Durham New Hampshire’s Educator, Lawyer, Suffragist, Humanitarian and Author: Marilla Marks (Young) Ricker (1840-1920)

“I’m going to run for governor [of New Hampshire], although I have not the slightest idea of ever becoming governor,” announced Mrs. Ricker… I’m running for governor in order to get people into the habit of thinking of women as … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Lithobolia–The Stone Throwing Devil

Lithobolia, or the Stone-Throwing Devil, was a term used to describe a type of  poltergeist that reportedly harassed a New … Continue reading

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