It Happened in New Hampshire, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

It Happened in New Hampshire, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

by Stillman Rogers

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It Happened in New Hampshire, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History by Stillman Rogers

True Tales from the Granite State's Past-from the first battle of the American Revolution to the final days of the beloved Old Man

New Hampshire might be known as the first state to hold a primary to choose nominees for the presidential election, but few people know that when George Washington visited Portsmouth, he ended up leaving town with a black eye. It Happened in New Hampshire goes behind the scenes to tell the stories of intriguing people and events through history that have shaped the Granite State.

Relive the bewilderment of Reverend Mr. Brown as he is called upon to officiate at two unusual gubernatorial weddings.

Read about the remarkable petition to end slavery, drafted by Prince Whipple and his peers.

Find out why the world's eyes were directed toward Portsmouth at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Experience the grandeur of the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods during the historic United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762769728
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/18/2012
Series: It Happened In Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,257,320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Stillman Rogers is a New Hampshire native whose career as a writer and photographer spans more than 30 years. His travel and winter sports features and photographs appear regularly in newspapers, magazines and websites, where he is the Getaways Editor for and Historic Travel Editor for Stillman's New England books, co-authored with Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, include New Hampshire Off the Beaten Path, Travellers Boston and New England, The Rhode Island Guide and Natural Wonders of Vermont. He also writes extensively about Atlantic Canada and is the co-author of Adventure Guide to Canada's Atlantic Provinces. Long an avid skier, he writes the ski blog, a place to find deals and information, for people who love the sport or who want to learn more about it. With his co-author he currently writes travel guides to Portugal, the Canary Islands, Sardinia, Northern Italy and other European destinations for Thomas Cook Publishing and the Automobile Association of Great Britain. He and his co-author are the 2010 winners of the Travel Industry of Canada Toronto Star Award for Excellence in Media and the New Hampshire Travel Council Media Award for 2011. Stillman lives in southwestern New Hampshire, where he enjoys family, gardening, kayaking and skiing. He is a member of the New Hampshire Historical Society and a former Trustee of the Historical Society of Cheshire County.

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