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 …
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