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Thursday, January 20, 2022
A statue of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, was removed overnight Wednesday from its spot outside the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Historians have spent almost 80 years puzzling over how Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank and her family were discovered by Nazi authorities in the Netherlands. Now, a group of researchers led by a former FBI agent say they may have identified the individual who betrayed them.
Monday, January 17, 2022
A continuing effort to save a rare, Prairie Style home from demolition by the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center will once again seek the backing of Manchester aldermen Tuesday night.
The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources has announced that the Plains Cemetery in Kingston, which is also known as the Village Cemetery, has been honored by the United States Secretary of the Interior with placement on the National Register of Historic Places.
In recent years, popular commentaries on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. have emphasized his growing radicalism before his 1968 assassination. This fits neatly into a narrative of a maturing activist and a burgeoning left in the late 1960s. Indeed, by 1967, King had become a vocal critic of …
Saturday, January 15, 2022
New Hampshire was one of the last states to fully embrace a state holiday named for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. But those who won the battle for that recognition say the holiday is even more meaningful here because of their decades-long struggle.
Ulysses Grant Dietz was born and raised in Syracuse as a boy with two important names. The first, of his great-great-grandfather Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, and the second, of the prominent Dietz family, owners of the Dietz lantern company.
Saturday, January 08, 2022
A pandemic was raging, the economy was shaky, national divisions were deep and the president's political foil, whom he had defeated in the election a year ago, stood accused of trying to subvert the government.
BRISTOL, Maine — Julia Lane and Fred Gosbee started singing folk songs together 35 years ago. Since then, the music and life partners raised three children, released dozens of albums and played thousands of concerts from Maine to Florida, California to Kosovo.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Sunday, December 26, 2021
The Union Railroad Station and Freight House in Wakefield are in the running to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Saturday, December 25, 2021
WASHINGTON - After the seven-ton granite block was uncrated, and the huge yellow crane had lowered it into place, workers brushed off the snow and Richard Dean walked over to look at his grandfather's name.
(Editor's Note: This November marked the 55th anniversary of the Mothman sightings in the area. Pieces of the following story are reprinted from previous editions as the crypitd legend lives on.)
Sunday, December 19, 2021
The N.H. Division of Historical Resources is pleased to announce that a New Hampshire Historical Highway Marker has been installed on Route 13 in Brookline near Lake Potanipo, a site where ice was harvested by the former Fresh Pond Ice Company.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
This year, the Land and Community Hertitage Investment Program will help fund 40 projects that support historic preservation and conservation.
Monday, December 06, 2021
The Manchester Heritage Commission does not like the idea of replacing the former Oracle sign atop a prominent Millyard building with its address.