Famous and Infamous: New Hampshire – May 1876

STATE ITEMS: Famous and Infamous The Laconia Democrat is for sale. A haunted house is the latest sensation a Rye. The History of Peterboro’ is nearly completed. The Pittsfield bank is to be moved to Manchester. A military company has … Continue reading

Famous and Infamous: New Hampshire – October 1885

From New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette (Concord NH), Thursday October 1, 1885; page 5 — –ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NH— Dean Tilton, a citizen of Hampton Falls, aged 65, disappeared leaving a letter saying it was no use for them to … Continue reading

Bright Ideas: Identifying Old Photographs through “Naming Parties”

The Library and Archives of Canada got it right.  Faced with piles of photographs that tell the country’s history, but unable to identify them, they chose a novel but simplistic solution–ask the older members of the communities before they die.  … Continue reading