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New Hampshire Missing Places: The Whittier Pine of Center Harbor

It had been called the Whittier Pine.  The famed poet John Greenleaf Whittier had his own personal name for this great tree–Wood Giant.  It was located on land near the Sturtevant Farm on Route 25B/Dane Road, Center Harbor NH. [Editor’s … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Enfield

The Town of Enfield holds an annual Memorial Day Parade. This year (2018) there was also a short ceremony and laying of a wreath at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery following by a special ceremony at Oak Grove Cemetery by Tim … Continue reading

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New Hamphire Tidbits: Miscellany of the Apple

NEW ENGLAND PIE Pie is the masterpiece of New England home cookery. In Maine they still make those deep apple pies–clove flavored, generous, ample pies that one can make a flavorous meal of. But pie reaches its apotheosis at the … Continue reading

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Dover New Hampshire Artist, Ruth (Whittier) Shute (1803-1882)

Born Ruth Whittier, she collaborated with her physician husband,

Samuel A. Shute, in creating portraits of small-town residents between … Continue reading

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Littleton NH Novelist: Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter – (1868-1920)

Eleanor (Hodgman) Porter is what I call a 'sweetness and light' author. By sweetness and light, I mean the simple … Continue reading

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