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The Voice of Cinderella and Portsmouth New Hampshire Songbird: Jacquelyn Ruth “Jackie” “Ilene” (Woods) Steck Shaughnessy (1926-2010)

Jacquelyn “Jackie” “Ilene” Woods was called the “songbird of Portsmouth,” early on in her career.  She is probably most famous for being the “voice of Cinderella,” in the famed 1950 Disney cartoon movie. She was a singer and performer, in … Continue reading

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Merrimack New Hampshire International Athlete, Activist for the Disabled: Marilyn Warren Woods (1914-1998)

She was born Marilyn N. Warren on 15 January 1915 in Hudson, New Hampshire, the daughter of Oscar G. & Ida (Proctor) Warren. As a woman with disabilities, she faced the difficulties of mobility, obtaining an education, and finding a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Blaze

blazethis word is American in origin.  It means, a mark, usually on a tree, designed to indicate the … Continue reading

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In the Woods – New Hampshire

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