Monthly Archives: May 2007

Poem: First a howling blizzard woke us by Lilja Rogers

“First a howling blizzard woke us,
Then the rains came down to soak us.
Now before the mind can focus … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Life in 1815

In 1815 travel was mostly on horseback, the mail being so carried in many places. Hotels were found in every … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Pannaway

Pannaway is probably an American Indian word (Abenaki) meaning “place where the waters [of the ocean] spread out” into the … Continue reading

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Moose with locked antlers

When in rut season, bull moose contests are not unusual. However, having their antlers become permanently locked during a fight … Continue reading

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Depiction of Phineas Gage's injury

In 1847 railroad worker, Phineas Gage (a New Hampshire native) was injured when an iron bar was accidentally blasted through … Continue reading

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