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New England Skiing
New Hampshire
Skiing in New England has not always been such a breathtaking sport connected with winter vacations at distant and local resorts. From the early 1870s, Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish immigrants utilized skis to carry the mail and to travel through the woods to school and work...
Hawthorne's Haunts in New England
Massachusetts
Loose the latchstring and peer into the places whereNathaniel Hawthorne passed back and forth from nineteenth century New England to the fertile country of his imagination. The historic images in this pictorial biography—many by famed Salem photographer Frank Cousins—might not...
A History of Vampires in New England
Massachusetts
New England is rich in history and mystery. Numerous sleepy little towns and farming communities distinguish the region's scenic tranquility. But not long ago, New Englanders lived in fear of spectral ghouls believed to rise from their graves and visit family members in the ni...
New England School of Law
Massachusetts
In December 1908, 12 years before the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote, Arthur Winfield MacLean, an entrepreneurial Boston attorney, resolved to train women to be lawyers. What began with just two students grew each year until 1918, when he incorporated his enterpri...
New England Gardener's Guide
Massachusetts
Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. This book contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices.   It also recommends specifi...
Whale Fishery of New England
Massachusetts
The history of American whaling really begins with the settlement of the New England Colonies. When the Mayflower anchored inside of Cape Cod, the Pilgrims saw whales playing about the ship, and this was their chief reason for settling there. It afterwards proved that the prod...
New England College
New Hampshire
Throughout its history, New England College has been recognized for innovative academic programs and leadership in experiential education. Founded in 1946 to offer educational opportunities to veterans eager to return to the workforce, the college pioneered an accelerated and...
Legends, Lore and Secrets of New England
Massachusetts
New England's history is marked with witch executions, curses and an untold number of cemeteries hiding mysteries beneath their stones. In this sometimes harsh landscape, the truth is often stranger than fiction. Examine the footprints burned into the ledge of Devil's Foot Roc...
The White Mountains: The Alps of New England
New Hampshire
This fabled district-America's first tourist playground- boasts the highest peaks in the Northeast and the world's worst weather. Rising above the forests, lakes, and rivers of northern New Hampshire and western Maine, this storied range is the centerpiece of the 770,000-acr...
A History of Dog Sledding in New England
New Hampshire
Sled dogs trot through expanses of sparkling white snow, pulling a musher and energetically surging with the command, "Let's go!" From puppies to seasoned competitors, sled dogs partner with mushers in a passionate pursuit of a great racing tradition. The renowned and formidab...
John F. Kennedy in New England
Massachusetts
On May 29, 1917, John F. Kennedy was born in the Kennedy home in Brookline, Massachusetts. As a toddler, he wandered the sands of Nantasket Beach in Hull. When he was a little boy, he swam in the Atlantic waters of Sandy Beach in Cohasset, and as a teenager, he learned to sail...
The 1938 Hurricane along New England's Coast
Rhode Island
The Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most devastating storms to strike New England’s Atlantic coast. It forever changed the landscapes of cities and towns in its path. Throughout the hurricane, the Coast Guard worked tirelessly to provide aid to countless displaced residents. ...
A History of Chowder: Four Centuries of a New England Meal
Massachusetts
New England’s culinary history is marked by a varying array of chowders. Early forms were thick and layered, but the adaptability of this beloved recipe has allowed for a multitude of tasty preparations to emerge. Thick or thin, brimming with fish or clams or corn, chowder spr...
Goffstown Reborn: Transformations of a New England Town
New Hampshire
Like many rural New England towns, Goffstown has suffered agrarian hardships, sent soldiers off to war, experienced fluctuating demographics and produced larger-than-life leaders, such as Governor David L. Morril and Samuel Blodget. Throughout the twentieth century's great wav...
Haunted Pubs of New England: Raising Spirits of the Past
Massachusetts
The taverns of colonial New England were gathering places for Revolutionary Patriots, nerve centers for spreading vital news and sanctuaries for outlawed organizations. Perhaps inevitably, certain pubs bore witness to ghastly deeds and sorrowful tragedies. Some of them became ...
 
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