Hutchinson Family Singers (1840-1860)

Well over a century before the “protest singers” and rock music of the 1960s, one rural New Hampshire family became internationally famous for their potent blend of politics, harmony, and courage. Find out the story behind the anti-slavery songs of Milford’s Hutchinson Family Singers…

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  • 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 …

~ ONGOING PROJECT ~ MORE TO COME! ~

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