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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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Actor, Director, Comedian and Teacher: Peter Bonerz of Portsmouth New Hampshire (1938-Still Living)

Peter Bonerz is quoted as saying, “I consider myself as a once upon a time, a minor celebrity.” This unassuming gentleman is so much more.? Most of us remember him for his role as Dr. Jerry on ‘The Bob Newhart … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Philosopher and Educator: Professor Emeritus Isabel Scribner Stearns (1910-1987)

Isabel Scribner Stearns is not well known in her native state, except perhaps among those in philosophy or educational circles.? She was born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire in 1910 to a privileged family–her father was an attorney, and … Continue reading

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"The Leakeys of White Mountain Geology": Hanover New Hampshire’s James Walter Goldthwait (1880-1947), Richard Parker Goldthwait (1911-1992) and Lawrence Goldthwait (1914-2001)

For countless years the Goldthwait name was synonymous with geology and geography, not only in New Hampshire, but throughout the … Continue reading

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