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When Windham NH Toasted the Fourth of July in 1825

On Monday the 49th Anniversary of American Independence was celebrated at Windham with the usual demonstrations of joy, gratitude, and festivity. In consequence of the unfavorable weather in the forenoon many who had intended to join in the celebration were … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s 4th of July: Freedom to those who have virtue to defend it

“Freedom to those who have virtue to defend it.” — one of the toasts offered by the Provincial Congress to his Excellency General Washington, and his suite, the General and Staff Officers, and the Commanding Officer, of different regiments in … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Facts and Myths of July 4th

It has been 230 years since the Declaration of Independence was adopted

but both facts and myths still swirl around this day of celebration. Continue reading

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