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New Hampshire WWI Military: Captain Nathaniel Robert Mason of North Conway

I recently saw a wonderful comment left on this blog by the granddaughter of a New Hampshire WWI veteran. He had a fascinating life and she was rightfully proud of him. For whatever reason, his name was omitted from the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: 1Lt Sydney Wentworth Beauclerk of Concord NH (1895-1918)

Sydney [Sidney] Wentworth Beauclerk was born on 10 October 1895 in Irasburg VT the only child of William Preston & Jennie M. (Hayward) Beauclerk. W. Preston, was a physician and surgeon who had practiced in Contoocook from 1896-1903, and in … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Chirugeon

Chirugeon, also written “chirurgeon,” was the name for a colonial surgeon. In addition to performing surgical operations they were able … Continue reading

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Colonial Surgeon’s Instruments

Medical instruments from colonial times.  This photograph was taken by Janice Brown at the Whitall House in National Park, New Jersey, the scene of the “Battle of Red Bank”.  See article, “New Hampshire Glossary: Chirugeon“

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Hanover New Hampshire Internationally Known Pioneer Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Radford C. Tanzer (1905-2003)

Dr. Radford Chapple Tanzer was a world-renowned, pioneer plastic surgeon.

My interest in his life comes from being married … Continue reading

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