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New Hampshire’s Best Christmas Traditions, Recipes and Stories (Recap)

Next year this blog (Cow Hampshire) will celebrate its 15th year. That is a gloriously long time for a genealogy blog to be around. At this point it is easy for me to have forgotten every single topic I’ve written … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: More Ghostly and Mystical Halloween Traditions

“The following extract from an English book of antiquities and popular customs, gives a very interesting account of the ancient manner of celebrating the day or rather night. The celebration of the day has somewhat died out but there are … Continue reading

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A Toast to My Readers: New Year 2020

A toast to my readers, may you continue to have keen eyesight and discerning tastes. A toast to historians, that you will offer insight into the past without embellishment and with proper credit and attribution to your sources. A toast … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: Old Toasts and Traditions of the New Year

Tradition is interwoven with the changing of the year. On New Year’s Day it is common to bid farewell to the old and to welcome in the new with an optimistic perspective. For a brief moment at the striking of … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Ghosts, Goblins and Halloween Stories

Happy Halloween.? This article is a recap of earlier stories that help you to learn more about Halloween and New Hampshire’s Haunted Places. The antique Victorian Postcards below are copyright free. Feel free to use or reuse them.? The witch … Continue reading

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