Hutchinson Family Singers

120 years before 1960s protest singers and rock music, this rural New Hampshire family became world-famous for their potent blend of close harmonies, progressive politics, and ideological courage…

  • Hutchinson Family Singers - Color portrait of the world-famous Milford, NH quartet... PLUS series source links!
  • Clean Living - The musical history of NH's famous Singing Hutchinsons runs deep... and complicated:
  • Musical Family - Decades later, townsfolk fondly remembered one voice in the local church choir...
  • Brother Jesse - The unfortunate tale of the eldest Hutchinson son ...
  • Resolved - Early 19th century Baptist activism, hosted at the old district two school house ...
  • The Twin Buglers - Milford's most unusual marching band ...
  • Buying Burnham’s Farm - With ten children (and counting), Jesse and Polly Hutchinson hatch a plan to buy Colonel Burnham’s old inn … 
  • Joshua’s Job - Brother Joshua helps his siblings across the wide Souhegan valley ...
  • Colonel Burnham’s Apple Pockets - Jesse Sr. invites Colonel Burnham to stay on at the old farm … 
  • Heirloom - Brother Joshua discovers his Revolutionary namesake ...
  • Empty Rooms - Yet more neighborly concern for the Hutchinson family's new home ...
  • Choirmaster Power Play - Brother Joshua makes his move ...
  • Illumination - Whale oil or hog fat? The sustainable energy debate of the 1820s...
  • Pitch Pine - Brother John digs deep in search of light, and Brother Asa gets the axe … << BEFORE: Candles from hogs …