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New Hampshire Focus: World War One’s 100th Anniversary in 2017

World War One was called ‘The Great War’ in 1917 when no one then living could conceive that there might be another. The hostilities affected the entire world, including the citizens of New Hampshire. 2017 is the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Ghostly, Spine-Chilling Halloween Tales and Yarns from New Hampshire

In the past I have shared many stories at Cow Hampshire¬† of weird, supernatural, eerie, and down-right weird occurrences. Here is a compilation of the best ones. A 2015 New Hampshire Halloween – Halloween poetry et al Ghastly and Ghostly … Continue reading

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March 2016: Celebrating Women’s History Month in New Hampshire

The March 2016 Women’s History Month Theme (as designated by the National Women’s History Project) is “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.” Their goal is to make women’s historic achievements visible. My … 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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Cow Hampshire’s Strange But True Blog Statistics for 2015

First, Happy 2016 to All.¬† I thought the first post of the year should include offering a few insights into where my readership comes from, and what sort of stories they (and you) prefer. As far as how viewers arrived … Continue reading

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