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Six Revolutionary Forts

The remains of dozens of revolutionary forts can be found throughout New England. Some, like Fort Halifax in Maine, date to the French and Indian wars. Others, like Fort Washington in Massachusetts, were built during the American Revolution. They range ...

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The 1965 Drought, New England’s Worst Ever

Fifty years ago, the 1965 drought was the driest year of a 10-year dry spell that devastated farms and sent municipal leaders into a panic over the drinking supply. There were actually two droughts: The agricultural drought, and the water-supply ...

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