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River Gods of the Connecticut River Valley Create A World of Their Own

During the 150 years before the American Revolution, a series of aristocrats known as the River Gods ruled ...

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The Eccentric Mainer Who Built the A&P Supermarket Empire

In 1859, George Gilman decided to change careers. At 33 he was an executive in his father's tannery ...

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Fire, Fury, Murder and More – Tales from the Roger Mowry Tavern

Roger Mowry started life in England and came to Boston in 1631 at about the age of 20. ...

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The Great Moon Hoax of 1835

Benjamin Day was a pioneer of fake news. In 1835, his great moon hoax and other fantastic tales ...

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