HISTORY

Two Sundays ago, we unveiled the defense for our historical football team, a workplace gag that was inspired by Bow High football coach Paul Cohen....

This has been waiting in a desk drawer in our sports department for years. Every time we took it out, we laughed like kids in the back of class...

Concord Cemetery administrator Jill McDaniel-Huckins led a group from Concord Library to Old North Cemetery on a tour of historic markers on...

Dozens gathered in Hopkinton Town Hall on Wednesday for a public reading of one of the 19th century’s most well-known and powerful speeches by one...

Celebrate the early Memorial Day fete

5/24/19

Emily and her two young sons rose early on Friday, May 30, 1919.The cold winter months were in the past and the shadows danced beneath the leaf...

Manning the town militia

5/17/19

During the Colonial American period, the government thought there was a need for protection against Native Americans and the French. The law in...

Train depot brought hope

12/14/18

There was a time in the early years when the Merrimack River offered our ancestors a good life. It provided fertile grounds along the flood plain...

Before the little town of Concord existed, there were people that arrived here by ox and wagon, horse and on foot. They were plain people, seeking...

In 1780, Boston entrepreneur Robert Hewes established the New England Glassworks in Temple, the first factory in America to produce crown glass...

About 1805, members of a surveying party working and camping in Franconia Notch noticed the remarkable rock formation that later became known as...

In 1881, Dartmouth College student Ernest Balch opened Camp Chocorua on Squam Lake, New Hampshire’s first children’s summer camp and one of the...

More than 200 years ago, Richard Potter was one of the most famous men in America. The son of a black mother and a white father, Potter was the...

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