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100 Years Ago: Memorial Day of 1917

On May 30, 1917, almost 2 months after the United States joined in WWI and declared war against the German Empire, Memorial Day arrived. An important part of this day was teaching school children about patriotism. There were oratory contests … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago: New Hampshire Gold Star Mothers

My Star — by Caroline Ticknor From Granite State Monthly vol 50-51, 1918-1919, p. 470 I have a star of gold on my breast, A star of strife, a star of rest; It marks a sword-thrust through my heart, It … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago: NH Headlines of April 6 1917–U.S. Enters World War I

The New Hampshire newspaper headlines of April 6, 1917 greeted readers with bold announcements that the United States was now at war. The Nashua Telegraph added a slightly smaller headline at the top of the front page “McElwain Co. To … Continue reading

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Cow Hampshire: Celebrating my 10th Year Blogging Birthday

Happy 10th Birthday Cow Hampshire.  My first post on this blog was made on March 16, 2006. On that date I posted this photograph, taken by my sister Kathi Webster at Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshire.  She had passed … Continue reading

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