Looking Back with Aurore Eaton
During August 1861 an open stretch of lowland along the east bank of the Merrimack River at Concord, known as the “Intervale,” served as a makeshift military camp. 0
IN 1845, THE MILL village of Fisherville on the Contoocook River in central New Hampshire (now the Penacook section of Concord) got its first town band — the Fisherville Brass Band. 0
ONE OF THE MORE remarkable stories coming out of the brass band era of 19th century America originated in the village of Fisherville, N.H. The story begins with the founding and short life of the... 0
On Sept. 27, 1861, the newly-organized Fourth N.H. Regiment of the Union Army marched to the railroad station in Manchester, bound for war. 0
In June 1861 Walter Dignam's Manchester Cornet Band accompanied the newly-organized Second Regiment of the New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry (Second N.H. Regiment) to war, arriving in Washington,... 0
Walter Dignam, an English-born immigrant of Irish heritage, moved to Manchester, New Hampshire in 1851. In 1852 he transitioned from working in the textile mills to a career in music when he was... 0
Edwin Thomas “E.T.” Baldwin (1832-1904) made his mark in Manchester, New Hampshire, as a music teacher, choral director, church organist, and composer. 0
In June 1861 at the beginning of the Civil War most of the members of Baldwin's Cornet Band had already arrived in Washington, DC, and were encamped outside the city when their leader, Edwin Thomas... 0
BORN IN 1832, Edwin Thomas “E.T.” Baldwin grew up in Manchester and Nashua. A natural musical talent, he thrived on the formal education he received from several good music instructors,... 0
A short biography of prominent local citizen E.T. Baldwin in the 1891 publication “Leading Business Men of Manchester” reads, in part, “Teaching music has been with him a labor of... 0
New Hampshire's contribution to the music of the Civil War era extends beyond the rousing abolitionist tunes of Milford's Hutchinson Family Singers, and Walter Kittredge's sorrowful sweet song... 0
In 1855 21-year-old Walter Kittredge — singer, instrumentalist, songwriter and elocutionist — left his family's farm in the Reeds Ferry section of Merrimack, New Hampshire, embarking on... 0
Michael Lewis, the town’s former police chief, has been indicted for theft, sexual assault and simple assault by a Grafton County grand jury.
New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are asking a 79-year-old man suffering from cancer to leave his home in Greenland, but his attorney is hoping a...
Police Chief Nick Willard announced Tuesday he is immediately suspending the long-held practice of "chief days," a paid day off used to recognize a...
Refugees from more than 30 nations make the Granite State their home. As of 2016, the total of 93,691 people in New Hampshire, or 7.3 percent of the...
The Summer Solstice is finally here! Sound the trumpets because there is plenty of music to be found in the Granite State this weekend. No matter your music taste, you are bound to find it here this...
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