Looking Back with Aurore Eaton
On June 13, 1767, a new era began for New Hampshire. On this day the British colony's first royal Governor, the elderly Benning Wentworth, was replaced by his nephew, 30-year-old John Wentworth. 0
Benning Wentworth's 26-year tenure as one of the most prominent political figures in the American colonies came to an end on Saturday, June 13, 1767, when his 30-year-old nephew, John Wentworth, was... 0
IN 1741, 45-year-old Benning Wentworth, a Portsmouth merchant, was nearly bankrupt when he traveled to England. 0
The Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site, located on a scenic point of land on Little Harbor in Portsmouth, is one of New Hampshire's treasures. 0
Parkman's great ambition was to chronicle the struggles for the control of North America that took place during the 17th and 18th centuries. 0
On Aug. 3, 1841, 17-year-old Bostonian Francis Parkman, Jr. and his Harvard classmate Daniel Slade tramped along a narrow path near the banks of the Androscoggin River in what is now Errol, NH. 0
Two Harvard friends, Francis Parkman, Jr. and Daniel Slade, spent the night of July 29, 1841, in a small inn in Lincoln, N.H., in the heart of the White Mountains. 0
On Monday, July 19, 1841, 17-year-old future historian Francis Parkman, Jr., and his friend, Daniel Slade, left Charlestown, Mass.,bound for a summer vacation in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. 0
One of the foremost early historians of colonial American history was Francis Parkman, Jr. (1823-1893). Among his works are seven histories in a series titled “France and England in North... 0
The famous Mount Washington Cog Railway that transports tourists on a 3-mile route to the mountain's 6,288-foot summit began as a seemingly fantastical dream conjured up by one man, Sylvester Marsh... 0
Before 1870 no one had dared to spend a winter on the summit of New Hampshire's Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the Northeastern United States. 0
Note: This is the third in a series based on themes presented in the exhibition “Mount Washington: The Crown of New England” which is on view at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester... 0
An antique shop owner who claims she was vilified on social media and lost her business after displaying an early 20th-century flour sack with a sw...
LONDON - Four people were killed and at least 20 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and an attacker stabbed a polic...
A group of pigs had to be rounded up Tuesday after escaping their enclosure.
Democratic state Sen. Scott McGilvray is being remembered as a teacher, coach, labor leader and mentor following his death Tuesday night at a Boston...
"Unreasonable speed" appears to be the cause of a snowmobile accident Wednesday that left a Connecticut man with a serious arm injury, according to...
Police are searching for a dark-colored hatchback after receiving reports of several shots fired by a passenger late Wednesday afternoon. Police...
A corrections officer who allegedly brought heroin into the Strafford County House of Corrections was arrested Wednesday, according to Sheriff David...
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