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Journey to the Isles of Shoals New Hampshire in 1882

My earliest New Hampshire ancestors hailed from the Isles of Shoals, off the coast of New Hampshire (or Maine, depending on your perspective).  I have often pondered on their origin, as the surnames are not found on any known ship … Continue reading

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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 Berlin

In his inaugural address of 1921, the Honorable Eli J. King, Mayor of Berlin, New Hampshire stated:  “A Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial has been purchased and will be placed in the park near the Grand Trunk Station this spring. This … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Gosport, Isles of Shoals

Situated on the northern end of Star Island,

one of the sevens isles of the Isles of Shoals, sits a … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Story: New Hampshire’s Bette Davis Connection

Actress Bette Davis often summered in New Hampshire.  In 1939, she had finished the movie “Elizabeth.” Its opening was arranged … Continue reading

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