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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Percy Ashley of Dorchester

The United States declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917 and joined the allies in the World War (now called World War I). A few weeks later Percy Ashley would be dead of lobar pneumonia. This was several months … Continue reading

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Cow Stories: A New Hampshire Toreador of 1920

Bull fights are illegal in New Hampshire, but the animals involved in this story were cows. It happened when a flock of cows with “one track minds” congregated on the Boston & Maine line between here and York Harbor and … Continue reading

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1873-1890: How New Hampshire’s Weather Was Foretold

We take many things for granted, including weather forecasts.  With the quickly changing elements in New Hampshire, there have been times I’ve felt badly for our local meteorologists. How can they possibly predict conditions that change from minute to minute.   … Continue reading

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