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New Hampshire Poem: Evening Tea

EVENING TEA Dedicated to Linda Boyd It is time to be seated for evening tea, The silver’s well-polished and so are we. With place cards discovered, genteelly we pose, To chat with our neighbor–anticipation grows.

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New Hampshire April Fool Jokes of Olden Times

Here is a collection of “April Fool” stories gleaned from New Hampshire Papers.  DISCLAIMER.–Do not attempt to duplicate these foolhardy events, as some are dangerous and stupid. 1843.–April Fool. As the passenger train of cards which usually arrived here at … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire Entrepreneur, Alma M. (Cavagnaro) Truesdale (1881-1973)

almas tea roomMaria “Alma” Cavagnaro was born July 18, 1881 in Boston Massachusetts of Italian parents, John/Luigi and Catterina (Magis) Cavagnaro. She died June 1973 in Manchester New Hampshire. Her father immigrated from Italy about 1874, and was at first a fruit dealer, then by 1900 was a candy maker in Boston. Continue reading

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Postcard: Alma’s Tea Room, Manchester, NH

Established in 1923 by Alma M. Truesdale, Alma's Tea Room was located at the intersection of Route 3 and 28 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Most Expensive Colonial Necessity

So, what are you guessing was colonial New Hampshire's most expensive necessity?

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