Tag Archives: Strafford

New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Dover

The City of Dover New Hampshire dedicated six historic monuments and markers to those who served and died during World War I. In this article, I focus on the largest of these, located in front of the Dover Municipal Building … Continue reading

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Librarian and Innovator of the ‘Bookmobile’: Farmington New Hampshire’s Mary Lemist Titcomb (1857-1932)

In 1905 it was an ground breaking idea to bring books directly to people who had trouble getting to the library. Mary Lemist Titcomb was passionate about reading, and making books available to everyone in Washington County, Maryland. She started … Continue reading

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Ezra T. Rumery: Carpenter of Strafford, New Hampshire (1805-1865)

  Ezra T. Rumery was born in Effingham, New Hampshire, and lived in Strafford County New Hampshire, locations that is to this day, are still very much rural.  He was a carpenter, and his son (and namesake) apprenticed with him … Continue reading

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The Nurse from Milton Mills, New Hampshire: Flora N. Runnels (1866-1960)

She has a fairly plain face, intelligent dark eyes, curly hair. She wears the pinstriped frock of a nurse over her dark dress. Her collar is tightly and demurely closed with a pin.  The name of the woman in the … Continue reading

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