It Happened In New Hampshire

Author: Stillman Rogers
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762792655
File Size: 50,43 MB
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From the tragic tale of young Lizzie Bourne's death on Mount Washington to the unsuccessful one hundred-year effort to save the Old Man of the Mountain, It Happened in New Hampshire takes readers on a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the fascinating characters and episodes that mark the Granite State's eventful past. Here you'll read about the bizarre demise of the Willey family in a Crawford Notch avalanche and Abijah Larned's bungled bank robbery in Charlestown. You'll learn of the mysterious death of Dr. William Dean in Jaffrey and the friendship between World War II prisoners of war and the villagers of Stark. And you'll find out about the daring sea rescue of submariners aboard the Squalus, which sank off the Isles of Shoals. In an easy-to-read style that is entertaining and informative, Stillman Rogers recounts thirty-one of the most captivating moments from New Hampshire's history.
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Pages: 816
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Language: en
Pages: 224
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Pages: 176
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Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Emilee Hines
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-30 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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It Happened in New Hampshire
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Stillman Rogers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

From a bizarre French and Indian War battle to the state’s first impeachment trial, It Happened in New Hampshire looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Granite State. Relive the humorous, not-so-adventurous “camping” trip by a group of America’s most famous industrial titans in 1919, whose