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New Hampshire 1877: Disastrous Mardi Gras Transplant

The attempt to transplant the Old World ceremonies of Carnival and Mardi Gras to our northern soil has always proved disastrous. Southern cities have had considerable success in frolics of this kind, but as a rule such attempts elsewhere turned … Continue reading

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Earthquakes in New England

Eighteen years after the pilgrim fathers landed on Plymouth rock they experienced their first New England earthquake. This was in 1638, and was very severe, so much so as to throw persons to the ground. Since it occurred down to … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Visions of Dorothy and Toto–It’s Tornado Season

New Hampshire residents appeared surprised when a tornado, albeit a fairly 'weak' one

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