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Poem: “The Song of a River” by Sam Walter Foss

I Hear my song of a river, Its calm and its strife; ‘Tis the song of a river, The song of a life. Afar amid benignant hills in caverns of deep shade, ‘Neath rippling arches of cool leaves, within a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Wagoner Walter T. Drew of Concord NH (1895-1919)

New Hampshire’s World War I military monuments were mostly built to recognize the soldiers and sailors who were high ranking or the first to be killed in battle from their respective cities or towns.  What many do not realize is … Continue reading

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The Lost Faces of World War One — Part Eighteen

This is the continuation of a series of stories about men who died in World War 1, and whose photographs appeared in a publication called “Our Nation’s Roll of Honor.” The original post and explanation can be found at this … Continue reading

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Deeds of Valor–Spanish-American War Medal of Honor Recipient: Bradford New Hampshire’s Walter Scott West (1872-1943)

He was born Scott Walter West, but used the name Walter Scott West when he enlisted for service in Company C, United States Marine Corp., assigned to the U.S.S. Marblehead (C-11). His native town was Bradford, New Hampshire, though his … Continue reading

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First Woman and Second Person Named New Hampshire Poet Laureate: Eleanor Winthrop Vinton (1899-1977)

At the age of eight years, Eleanor Winthrop Vinton moved with her family from her birthplace of Stoneham, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire. Her father was an upholsterer by profession. She was a direct descendant of John Vinton of Lynn … Continue reading

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