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2022: On National Women’s History Month

Every year since March 2006 I have written one or more blog articles about women during National Women’s History Month. This year is a little different, as I will write only one story, and provide a recap of hundreds of … Continue reading

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2022: Celebrating New Hampshire Black History Month

When Black History Month arrives some are”passive celebrators” as if we think we are not connected to this portion of shared history. New Hampshire has been home to Africans and African-Americans for more than 350 years. The Black Heritage Trail … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Christmas Cow

Does your moooo-d change for the worse with the approach of the holiday season?  Are you noticing that December’s loss of daily sunlight makes you feel grumpy? There is a cure. Drive away the winter blues and consider creating a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Excise

ON EXCISES Excise, a Monster, worse than e’er before Frighted the Midwife, and the Mother tore; A thousands Hands she has, a thousand Eyes, Breaks into Shops and into Cellars pries; With hundred Rows of Teeth the Shark exceeds, And … Continue reading

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Merrimack New Hampshire Post Office History and Its First Woman Postmaster.

New Hampshire has a long and interesting post office history dating back to 1673. This story is specific to the area that is now the town of Merrimack in Hillsborough County. For New Hampshire’s early post office and post road … Continue reading

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