Lifestyles and Culture
Regardless of the outcome of last Thursday's vote in Scotland on whether to split from the United Kingdom, the voting itself, said several attendees at the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival, represented the nation's revolutionary ideals, its sensibility, and, ultimately, its spirit.READER COMMENTS: 0
Two large cakes were ready to go as thousands of people turned out Saturday for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Derryfest in MacGregor Park.READER COMMENTS: 0
Despite dank, overcast weather on Saturday, the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival again drew huge number of attendees to Loon Mountain Resort for a celebration of all things Caledonian.
Several reports of alleged apple thefts at Moose Hill Orchards draw attention to a growing problem for local farmers.
David Carroll will never forget the day he got the call.
Rhonda Besaw specializes in traditional and contemporary Wabanaki beadwork.
The international ALDI supermarket chain has announced the upcoming opening of a store in Plaistow, boosting its presence in a southern New Hampshire region where customers spent much of the summer...
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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