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100 Years Ago: New Hampshire Gold Star Mothers

My Star — by Caroline Ticknor From Granite State Monthly vol 50-51, 1918-1919, p. 470 I have a star of gold on my breast, A star of strife, a star of rest; It marks a sword-thrust through my heart, It … 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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New Hampshire born socialite Brooke Astor – Grandson Alleges She Is Victim of Elder Abuse

The New York Daily News has reported today that socialite, Brooke Astor,

 the subject of a blog article here, who turned 104 in April, reportedly is a victim of elder abuse, and now wears torn nightgowns and sleeps on a filthy couch… Continue reading

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