Lifestyles and Culture
Members of the John Stark Society of Children of the American Revolution placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution, located in the church yard of the Old Presbyterian Meeting House in Alexandria, Va.READER COMMENTS: 0
The 250th Committee is ending its yearlong celebration of the city's anniversary with a family-friendly New Year's Eve party at the Arrowhead Recreation Area and the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center.READER COMMENTS: 0
Hundred Nights will host a vigil in Central Square on Sunday, Dec. 21, as part of the Candlelight Memorial, which is being held in more than 150 cities and counties to recognize homeless people who have died the past year and make a call to end homelessness.
Despite a disappointing Thanksgiving weekend, U.S. holiday sales may squeak by expectations if steeper and longer-running discounts lure enough shoppers.
Three days after losing his wallet earlier this month, Gregory Barnett had resigned himself to the notion that it was gone. He was getting ready to cancel his credit cards and apply for a new...
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Granite State Legends
Legend has it that "Ocean Born Mary" was born at sea on July 28, 1720, to James and Elizabeth Wilson.
Chocorua's legend states that the proud Indian Chief refused to flee from conflict with the white man.
The ruins of "America's Stonehenge," a 4,000-year-old man-made structure, is comprised of rock walls, chambers and monoliths that create an accurate astronomical calendar.
The Willey family was killed by a landslide on August 28, 1826, after one of the most violent rain storms to hit the region.
Ruth Colbath's husband left the family farm one day in 1891, never to return during his wife's lifetime.
In 1783, Sarah Witcher was lost in the woods near Warren, NH. Legend has it that the little girl was protected by a bear until she was rescued a few days later.
In 1873, a double murder took place at Smuttynose, the largest of the Islands of the Isles of Shoals.
Many moons ago on the northern shore of this beautiful lake there lived a great chief, Wonaton, renowned for his great courage in war, and for the beauty of his fair daughter, Mineola. She had many...
An old Indian legend of Hampton Beach tells of the gentle Owaissa (Bluebird) and her cruel father Kenu. Owaissa had become very friendly with the white settlers and especially their children in a...
Passaconaway was chief of a Pennacook Tribe who was born somewhere between 1550 and 1570. Legend has it that he could make water burn, turn dried leaves green and make dead snake skin turn into...
"Granny" Stalbird, also known as Deborah Vicker, was only the second woman to settle in the town of Jefferson.
Eunice "Goody" Cole was New Hampshire's only convicted witch. She was tried and convicted in 1656 during the frenzy of the witch trials.
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