Tag Archives: knit

Merrimack NH Missing Places: Great Dane Knitting Mill

I happened across an October 1962 newspaper article when the Nashua Telegraph announced a visit by John W. King, then Democratic candidate for governor to various Merrimack NH companies including one called Great Dane Knitting Mills [see other locations he … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, History, N.H. Missing Places | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

100 Years Ago: The First Thanksgiving of WWI

One hundred years ago Thanksgiving was celebrated on 29 November 1917. The United States had recently joined their  allies in Europe, with the first troops arriving on that continent six months before in the month of June. The reportedly first … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, NH WW1 Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments