Category Archives: Native Peoples

October 11 2021: Indigenous Peoples’ Day in New Hampshire

No, sadly you won’t find Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the official New Hampshire State calendar of holidays. Though the topic has been brought more than once before our State’s General Court, legislation to either change Columbus Day or to add … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Merrimack’s Old Passaconaway Tree

“The old trunks of trees rise round, Like pillars in a church of old; And the wind fills them with a sound As if a bell were tolled.” — The Angler’s Song — Isaac McLellan, Jr. The Nashua Telegraph of … Continue reading

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Collected Stories of Merrimack New Hampshire

In celebrating Merrimack New Hampshire’s 275th anniversary as a town, I present to you several stories I have written about people, places and events in its history.  My personal connections go back to the year 1898 when my great-grandfather, Charles … Continue reading

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Franconia New Hampshire’s Indian Head Profile

An enormous stone face peers from a cliff on Mount Pemigewasset, in Franconia, New Hampshire. It sits not far from where its  brother rock, The Old Man of the Mountains, once ruled the valley from his own prominence. The website, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Cranberry Bogs and Meadows

When I hear the word cranberry, I most often things of masses of bobbing, minute fruit in Massachusetts or New Jersey bogs, although I know it grows in other states too. It was not until recently that I discovered that … Continue reading

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