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New Hampshire Suffragist, Performer, Composer, Poet, Human Rights Advocate: Abby J. (Hutchinson) Patton of Milford (1829-1892)

“She was interested in the education of women and was an earnest believer in women’s suffrage, which movement she has aided by tongue and pen,” is how she was described in the book, “A Woman of the Century; Fourteen Hundred-Seventy … Continue reading

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Concord New Hampshire: Sewall’s Island, Falls and Bridge

The history books about Concord, Rockingham County, New Hampshire give us insight into its place names.  Sewall's Falls and Island … Continue reading

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Exeter New Hampshire, African American Poet, James Monroe Whitfield (1822-1871)

James Monroe Whitfield was born 10 April 1822 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Little is known about his family and … Continue reading

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