Category Archives: NH Tidbits

Tidbits, or small bits of information about New Hampshire that are interesting and/or curious.

NH Tidbits: Autumn, Fall Foliage and Leaf Peeping

Autumn is finally here, and so is the beginning of the Autumn foliage color season. This year, Wednesday 22 September 2021 is the autumnal equinox, marking the beginning of “Fall.” The Old Farmer’s Almanac waxes poetic on that topic, so … Continue reading

Posted in History, NH Tidbits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Hampshire Tidbits: Toast and Punch on the Fourth of July

1854 FOURTH OF JULY TOAST Here’s to the man That owned the land That raised the corn, That fed the goose, That bore the quill, That made the pen, That wrote the Declaration of Independence. — Janesville Daily Gazette, Janesville, … Continue reading

Posted in History, NH Tidbits | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in History, Native Peoples, NH Tidbits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Snippets of News during Merrimack NH’s 1946 Bicentennial

The following snippets of news have been abstracted from The Milford Cabinet newspaper, published in Milford New Hampshire between June 1, and July 31, 1946–during the months of Merrimack NH’s Bicentennial celebrations. We are now celebrating Merrimack’s 275th anniversary.  Do … Continue reading

Posted in History, NH Tidbits, Really Old News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Current Events, History, Military of New Hampshire, N.H. Missing Places, Native Peoples, New Hampshire Aviation, New Hampshire Women, NH Tidbits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments