Blog Posts in: Terri Zobel

American and New Hampshire Flags Flying

2015 Discovery Competition

Monday, October 5, 2015
What’s so special about New Hampshire? There are so many “firsts” here. Did you know that the first women’s magazine editor in the nation was Sarah Josepha Hale of Newport, New Hampshire and it was letters from Sarah to President Lincoln that inspired the first national Thanksgiving Day in 1863? New Hampshire also boasts the ratification of the first-in-the-nation state constitution in Exeter in 1776. And where was the first free public library? In Peterborough, New Hampshire. The first credit union to help mill workers save and borrow money was organized in Manchester, and the New... Read More