Category Archives: Travel

One Hundred Years Ago: The Art of Driving a Motorcycle

Even before World War I the motorcycle was used by both sides during the Mexican War. General Pershing was a big fan of the vehicle, and they soon became a substitute for horses during WWI. The Indian and the Harley … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Plethora of Pinnacles

Pinnacles appear to be very popular in New Hampshire. A pinnacle is defined as a high, pointed piece of rock or lofty peak. There are several such places but how do they differ from mountains or hills? They generally seem … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Farmers Markets: A Great Date With Fresh Local Food

I know I am not alone to notice the local grocery stores are lacking in some produce. This is not a slam to the grocery stores, as I am sure they would love to sell us everything we need. However, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Epic ‘Mud Turtle Monument’ of 1895

If you have never heard of the ‘Mud Turtle Monument’ you are probably not alone.? Yet the placement of this remarkable stone ended a 150 year old? dispute between New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont over their shared boundary. New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Journey to the Isles of Shoals New Hampshire in 1882

My earliest New Hampshire ancestors hailed from the Isles of Shoals, off the coast of New Hampshire (or Maine, depending on your perspective).? I have often pondered on their origin, as the surnames are not found on any known ship … Continue reading

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