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Who killed Dr. Dean? Jaffrey Historical Society seeks information about century-old slaying
Dr. William K. Dean had the peculiar routine of milking his cow around midnight. So there would have been nothing unusual when, late one Augus.
Date: Feb 20, 2018

The good, the bad and the not-so-ugly truth about NH's only president
You can be sure though, no one, however, will ever push to call it Franklin Pierce Day. New Hampshire's only (at least up to this point) president probably has more in common with Brad Pitt than Abraham .
Date: Feb 19, 2018

New Hampshire WWI Military: Railroad Regiment Daredevils
It seems that the regiment records were burned at their storage location in France during a raid. The appendix of the "History of the Fourteenth Engineers" shows a re-creation of the rosters but these do .
Date: Feb 19, 2018

Radiologists give new perspective on Saint-Gaudens sculpture molds
Like many sculptors, Saint-Gaudens preserved his molds by sealing them between two plaster halves. The Valley News reports that over a year ago, the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, N.H., contacted Dartmouth-Hitchcock to see if a CT...
Date: Feb 19, 2018

Thomas Jefferson ships NH moose to Paris with mismatched antlers to prove new nation's worth

Thomas Jefferson ships NH moose to Paris with mismatched antlers to prove new nation's worth
When Jefferson finally received the shipment, a year after it was killed, he found mixed sets of deer, caribou, and elk antlers had been sent along to mount on the seven-foot-tall moose “for Jefferson to affix to the head of mix and match as...
Date: Feb 14, 2018

New England Historical Society: How to talk with a New Hampshire accent
The New Hampshire accent started with the English colonists who first arrived in North America. They brought with them speech patterns from Elizabethan London and part rural speech from Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Date: Feb 14, 2018

Rot watch: Spring scan could determine fate of giant Indian sculpture
LACONIA - The fate of a huge sculpture in Opechee Park - "Giant Indian: The Defiant One" - could be determined this spring when it is scanned to see how much rot there is inside.
Date: Feb 12, 2018

Barn tax incentive use continues to grow, 556 now enrolled
According to data collected by the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration, by the close of 2017, 90 communities have enrolled over 556 historic structures in the program -- a 6.5 % increase over last year.
Date: Feb 07, 2018

Retiree recalls how the Union Leader made Muskie cry
'I actually liked Muskie and I hated to see it happen, but he did it to himself.'
Date: Feb 07, 2018

The New Hampshire WWI Service Medal
World War I (called simply 'The World War' at the time) officially ended on Armistice Day, 11 November 1918. In the ensuing months military that had been deployed .
Date: Feb 06, 2018

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