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Cow Hampshire Humor: Fake New Hampshire Towns

First things first. This is fake news. Not long ago a friend shared an old post from McSweeney’s Internet Tendency blog (of daily humor). It was a witty list of Fake Massachusetts Towns, by Michael Andour Brodeur, and includes places … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s 250 Year Old Towns

Happy Sestercentennial, Semiquincentennial, or Quarter-millennial to you!  In 1763 thirteen towns in New Hampshire were considered official by proclamation of then Provincial Governor Benning Wentworth.  In that year New Hampshire was a rough and dangerous place to live. Within a decade … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Coos (Please Don’t Say Cooz)

Coos – (pronounced “CO-ahss” with two syllables)… is a county in New Hampshire, established December 24, 1803. It was taken from … Continue reading

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