Category Archive: New Hampshire

Jun 04

December 1958: Walpole High School


I am sometimes astonish about the bits and pieces of my past that seem to surface from time to time. This newspaper article from the Keene Evening Sentinel was just waiting to be noticed again! The image was taken when I was a senior at Wapole High School, Walpole, New Hampshire.    

Dec 04

The Allan Kendall Orchestra and Santa Claus in Disguise

This morning when I opened a 6″x9″ envelope from a stranger named Arthur from Swanzey, New Hampshire. I was stunned to find two photographs of the Allen Kendall Orchestra taken in 1956 and a CD of their event on New Years Eve 1955. Tears flowed (and continue to trickle down as I write this post) as …

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Jan 31

Online Sources from the NH State Archives


As a twenty-seven year resident of the state of Georgia, and as a Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer, it’s been several years since I’ve had (or made time) to work on my family. This week, I’ve changed that and have been attending the Advanced New England track at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy …

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Feb 16

Wordless Wednesday: Aquedoktan House

Aquedoktan House, Weirs Beach

Alfred H. Brown and others owned the resort destination house they called :Aquedoktan House. The hotel was located at the Weirs on Lake Winnepausaukee in New Hampshire. (c) 2010 Linda Woodward Geiger, All Rights Reserved.

Feb 09

Wordless Wednesday: Alfred Brown’s Hog

Alfred H. Brown and his hog with Clarence S. Gale

Alfred H. Brown’s hog with Alfred (left) and Alfred’s brother-in-law, Clarence S. Gale (right), Canterbury, New Hampshire, year unknown. (c) 2010 Linda Woodward Geiger, All Rights Reserved.

Jan 19

Wordless Wednesday: Walpole, NH

Bridge Memorial Library

As children, my twin brother and I were not allowed to “hang out” unless we wanted to “hang out” at the public library in our little village. (c) 2010 Linda Woodward Geiger, All Rights Reserved.