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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Orrin H. Edwards of Antrim NH (1893-1918)

Orrin Herbert Edwards was born 26 May 1893 in Derby, Orleans Co. Vermont, son of Gertrude Edwards. It is unknown whether any siblings survived him. Orrin grew up in Sheffield, Vermont, removing to Antrim, New Hampshire between 1910-1914 where his … Continue reading

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Poem: “Star Island Church,” by Edna Dean Proctor

STAR ISLAND CHURCH (Isles of Shoals)   “GRAY as the fog-wreaths over it blown When the surf beats high and the caves make moan, Stained with lichens and stormy weather The church and the scarred rocks rise together; And you … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Soapstone

Soapstone is a metamorphic rock, usually called Steatite by mineralogists, that formed from 300 to 400 million years ago under … Continue reading

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The Dark Elements of A New Hampshire Halloween

H.P. Lovecraft penned it hauntingly well …

“But the true epicure in the terrible, to whom a new thrill of
unutterable ghastliness … Continue reading

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Rindge New Hampshire’s Cathedral of the Pines

The Cathedral of the Pines is a holy place without walls. People from all beliefs are welcome to worship and seek spiritual renewal. The … Continue reading

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