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How To Talk With a New Hampshire Accent

The New Hampshire accent started with the English colonists who first arrived in North America. They brought with them speech patterns from Elizabethan London and part rural speech from Yorkshire and Lancashire. That evolved into the New Hampshire accent, as ...

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Married to a Murderer, H.W. Mudgett

Clara Lovering eloped with 17-year-old Herman Webster Mudgett before a New Hampshire justice of the peace in 1878. She didn’t expect him to abandon her and the son born two years later. Nor did she realize until later that she ...

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Styles Bridges: Ten Fun Facts

Anyone travelling north through New Hampshire, from Concord to the Vermont state line, has probably noticed they are on the Styles Bridges Highway. The roadway was named for New Hampshire Senator Styles Bridges who died in 1961 – the year ...

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6 New Deal Projects Still in Use

The New Deal put tens of millions of people to work and changed the landscape in every New England city and town. It put sidewalks on streets, bridges over rivers, hiking trails in forests, seawalls on beaches and public buildings ...

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The NH Man Who Invented Old Home Days

June marks the start of Old Home Days season not just in New England, but throughout the United States, in Canada and Australia. The birth of the celebration can be traced to one man: Frank Rollins, who set in motion ...

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The 21 New England Capitals

New England cities and towns used to vie for state capitals the way they now court sports stadiums, with the result that 21 New England capitals graced the land since Europeans settled the region. Rhode Island, the tiniest state, has ...

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