Category Archive for: ‘History’

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    Unusual Saint Patricks Day Traditions From Around The World

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    The month of March is a time of transition, when Winter hurls it’s last dying gasps of defiance and Spring whispers of it’s tentative but inevitable approach and the re-greening of the world. So what could be more appropriate than a holiday that’s all about …

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    10 Bridal Traditions with Unusual Origins

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    Tradition is as important to most brides as personalization is, helping pave the way toward the wedding of their dreams. Ironically, most people can’t tell you why they feel strongly about certain traditions, nor can they tell you how those traditions got their start. “It’s …

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    Von Trapp Family

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    Maria von Trapp, the last remaining child from the beloved classic musical movie “The Sound of Music,” has died at the age of 99. She passed away peacefully at her home in Vermont on February 18, 2014. The Austria native lived in Stowe, VT, USA …

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    Three of New Hampshire’s Athletes at the Sochi 2014 Games

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    New Hampshire has a strong reputation for producing winter Olympians, and 2014 is no exception. The state produced nine athletes for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and three are profiled below. Bode Miller Growing up adjacent to Cannon Mountain allowed Bode Miller to stamp his name …

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    A New England Christmas: A History of Stonehurst Manor

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    There’s Christmas — and then there’s Christmas in the New England mountains, tucked away in a cozy, beautiful, 140-year-old manor. New Hampshire’s Stonehurst Manor, nestled among tall pines amid a White Mountain backdrop, offers eye-catching views and rustic Victorian elegance. Situated near the famed “Castle …

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    10 Wedding Traditions With Unusual Origins

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    Even for someone who’s never been to a wedding, there are a few aspects of the ceremony that are instantly recognizable. The white dress, the bouquet, the all-important kiss… tradition has become such a part of the legal union that most weddings could easily swap …

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    6 Prohibition Era Cocktails that Are Still the Cats Meow

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    The 18th Amendment was passed in 1919, and made it illegal to sell or consume alcoholic beverages. However, humanity has been been getting drunk on fermented grains, fruits, and vegetables since before recorded history; passing a few laws wasn’t going to keep our thirsty species …

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    The History of New Hampshire Spirits

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    Drinks in New Hampshire are much the same as drinks in the rest of the U.S., but with a connection to history and local ingredients, here are some spirits with an interesting history in New Hampshire. Hot Buttered Rum Rum was first invented in the …

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    New England Foods: The Legacy

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    New England had a rich legacy of cultivating the land and the ocean to create its foods. With a history rooted in European and Native American influence, many of the foods have been made for 1000’s of years. New England locals still relish in these …

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