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Education Champion and Elocutionist: Professor William Russell of Merrimack New Hampshire (1798-1873)

In researching the teacher’s college (later the high school) of Merrimack New Hampshire, I discovered that the man who founded it is little known in that town. ? His focus was to develop and nurture educators, with the school board … 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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The Lost Faces of World War One — Part Seven

This is the continuation of a series of stories about men who died in World War 1, and whose photographs appeared in a publication called “Our Nation’s Roll of Honor.” The original post and explanation can be found at this … Continue reading

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Civil War Casualty of Gettysburg, Former News Reporter, Lancaster NH’s Famed Col. Edward E. Cross (1832-1863)

Edward E.? Cross was born into a military family in the town of Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, the son of? Ephraim E. & Abigail C. (Everett) Cross. Much has been written about this man, who in his own hand … Continue reading

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The Lost Faces of World War One — Part Three

This is the continuation of a series of stories about men who died in World War 1, and whose photographs appeared in a publication called “Our Nation’s Roll of Honor.” The original post and explanation can be found at this … Continue reading

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