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New Hampshire WWI Military: Yankee “Hello Girl” Agnes Theresa (Houley) O’Brien of Groveton

From the cratered Hells of No-Man’s Land To the switchboard where you sit, There are none who serve so loyally, We know that you do your “bit.” For the world’s bound round with a copper wire With you on the … Continue reading

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Poem: "The Tollbridge Keeper" by Sam Walter Foss

I live here by my tollbridge
  Content, without a want,–
My bridge, that joins these mighty States,
  New … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Turnpike History

When we hear the word, “turnpike,” we think of

our current day asphalt-covered highways, traversed by fast-moving gas-driven automobiles.  Most forget … Continue reading

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