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A Genealogist’s Christmas Tale

I recently binge-watched the entire television  series “Lie to Me.” It is a crime-drama series about a brilliant though blunt man who is a deception expert. He looks into peoples faces and notices the almost invisible twitches, tics and involuntary … Continue reading

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Ghastly and Ghostly Halloween Stories Gleaned from Old New Hampshire Newspapers

With Halloween quickly approaching in the Granite State, many thoughts turn to ghouls, ghost, skeletons, and everything haunted or creepy.  This need to scare ourselves silly is not a modern day occurrence.  In looking back to the ancient newspapers, reporting … Continue reading

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A White Mountain Ghost Story

The wind whistled mournfully around the hotel as the story was being told, and the hearers involuntarily clustered nearer one another and waited the next gloomy reminiscence. It came from an elderly gentleman who wouldn’t vouch for its truthfulness, but … Continue reading

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Death on Mt. Washington: The Tale of Lizzie Bourne

A monument of a few rough stones originally lay near the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire where on … Continue reading

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The Strange Haunting of Mt. Moosilaukee

DANIEL WELCH, who was crazy by spells, started about 1825 to go from Mr. Daniel Ramsey's by Silver Rill, to … Continue reading

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