The continuing adventures of Freeman Colby, Newton Colby, and Jonas Bacon in the 39th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment.
Part of the Citizen Archivist Initiative at the Historical Society of Cheshire County (NH).
What happens when we DRAW the founding document of our state government?
Deaf & mute Henniker resident William B. Swett leaves home to seek work in NH’s White Mountains during the months after the Civil War.
Well over a century before the “protest singers” and rock music of the 1960s, one rural New Hampshire family became world-famous for their potent blend of close harmonies, progressive politics, and anti-slavery courage …
Dr. Esther Hill Hawks grew tired of running her husband’s pharmacy in Manchester, NH while he volunteered in the Union war effort… So she volunteered too!
Freeman Colby enlisted in the MA 39th Volunteers partly out of thirst for adventure, and partly to keep his brother Newton out of trouble…
In the early 1600s, Martin Pring led one of the earliest European trading missions to what would become the NH coast. From New England’s first transatlantic dance party to his fiery departure, Pring found a land full of people, resources, and surprises!
Comics inspired by NH’s historical highway markers: VIEW ALL POSTS >> Resources: Official site: NHDHR’s “NH Historical Highway Markers” page >> … More