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Cow Stories: A New Hampshire Toreador of 1920

Bull fights are illegal in New Hampshire, but the animals involved in this story were cows. It happened when a flock of cows with “one track minds” congregated on the Boston & Maine line between here and York Harbor and … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandparents Day 2015: Clarence Leroy Webster (1882-1969)

National Grandparents Day falls each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. The creation of this recognition day was a labor of love for Mrs. Marian Lucille (Herndon) McQuade of West Virginia. In the past I’ve focused on my … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Mount Washington Cog Railway

The Mountain Washington Cog Railway is unique–it is the first cog railway built in the world, and it has the … Continue reading

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Jefferson New Hampshire Inventor & Aeronaut, Prof. Thaddeus S.C. Lowe (1832-1913)

Thaddeus S.C. Lowe was a brilliant inventor

Even the items on a list of his 'major' accomplishments would seem … Continue reading

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