Looking Back with Aurore Eaton
AFTER SPENDING the first four years of her life in Henniker, the musical prodigy Amy Marcy Cheney was blessed with ample opportunities to develop her latent skills after she and her parents moved to... 0
ONE OF THE MOST important figures in the world of classical music in America in the latter part of the 19th century, and well into the 20th century, was Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (1867-1944). Her ties... 0
The Post Band, the U.S. Army brigade band stationed at the headquarters of the Department of the South at Hilton Head on South Carolina's Port Royal Sound, was mustered out on July 4, 1865, after two... 0
From 1863 to 1865 the large and busy United States Army post at Hilton Head, S.C., was well-served by an excellent military brass band. 0
The late summer and early fall of 1862 saw the disbanding of most of the regimental bands in the U.S. Army. 0
The Third Regiment of the New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry was organized in Concord in August 1861. By early November the unit was part of a major expeditionary force stationed at Port Royal Sound in... 0
On Nov. 7, 1861, Union forces took control of South Carolina's Port Royal Sound. Two days later the Third N.H. Regiment, part of a large U.S. expeditionary force, landed on Hilton Head Island where... 0
The newly formed Third Regiment of the New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, comprised of more than 1,000 men, left Concord on the morning of Sept. 3, 1861 to great fanfare. 0
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
A home-care nursing assistant has been charged with witness tampering for allegedly trying to get an elderly couple to coverup for her alleged theft...
A judge has threatened to jail a Plaistow homeowner if she doesn't allow an inspection of her residence, where three people died of carbon monoxide...
Following a spirited discussion at Monday night’s regular meeting, the Goffstown Board of Selectmen voted 3-2 in favor of keeping their current...
The first and only scheduled party-sponsored debate between 1st District Congressional candidates Andy Sanborn and Eddie Edwards collapsed on the eve...
Summer is quickly coming to a close - at least "unofficially" - so let's make the most of what we have left and get out with the family this weekend. There's plenty to do - fairs, food AND fun for...
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, 3 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.,
Saturday, 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.,
Sunday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m.