Category: Monadnock Moments

Art in Nelson

Art in Nelson Calling all art lovers and budding artists of all ages! Make history by creating art at this free, family-friendly event.  Join regional artists and the Historical Society of Cheshire County in Nelson, New...

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Monadnock Moments No. 90: The Silsby Fire

Monadnock Moments No. 90: The Silsby Fire In April of 1887, Troy, New Hampshire suffered one of the worst fires in the town’s history.  At 3:00 o’clock on the morning of April 13, Edgar Dwight, the night watchman at the Troy...

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Monadnock Moments No. 87: Sullivan Bicentennial

Monadnock Moments No. 87: Sullivan Bicentennial The town of Sullivan was incorporated in 1787 and celebrated its bicentennial in 1987.  It is one of the newest towns in Cheshire County, with only Harrisville, Roxbury, and Troy...

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Monadnock Moments No. 86: On the Wings of an Angel

Monadnock Moments No. 86: On the Wings of an Angel Larkin G. Mead was born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire in January of 1835.  The Mead family moved across the river to Brattleboro when young Larkin was four years of age.  As a...

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Monadnock Moments No. 84: Kimball’s Medicines

Monadnock Moments No. 84: Kimball's Medicines Edward P. Kimball was born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire in 1820.  At age eleven he was left dependent upon himself to earn his living after his father passed away.  Young Kimball...

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