Category Archives: Rochester History

  1. Rochester’s First Churches

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    July 30, 2014 by rochesterhistoricalnh

      Part One – The 1700’s For many years, men had been cutting lumber and mast trees north of Dover …
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  2. 1914 Rochester Today with Glimpses of its Past

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    July 30, 2014 by rochesterhistoricalnh

      Written by Adeline Estes Wright, 1914   Rochester, a city of about 9,000 inhabitants is situated in the southeastern …
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  3. DESCRIPTIONS OF THE OLD AND NEW SCHOOLHOUSE

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    March 26, 2014 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    DESCRIPTIONS OF THE OLD AND NEW SCHOOLHOUSE GONIC, 1858  Excerpts typed from “Report of The Building Committee for the New …
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  4. Asa P. Hanson Letter

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    March 26, 2014 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    Typed copy of Asa P.Hanson letter- written to his brother at age 19     On envelope section:   free …
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  5. Diary of C.W. Edgerly of Rochester, NH

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    June 7, 2013 by rochesterhistoricalnh

      from the Diary of C.W. Edgerly of Rochester, NH 9th Regiment Aug. 1862 Typed from a hand written copy …
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  6. The Old Allen School

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    March 2, 2013 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    Classrooms in the Old Allen School Allen School in its Early Days The old school had large square rooms with …
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  7. Academy Street

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    February 24, 2013 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    Academy Street In the spring of 1820, a petition was circulated in the town of Rochester and sent to the …
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  8. Dynamite Corner

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    November 17, 2012 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    The information in this article is from The Rochester Courier and from a talk given by Harold Vickery to the …
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  9. Parson Main

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    October 1, 2012 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    A descendent of Parson Main donated $2000 and local citizens donated $3865.  The 12 foot tall base and pedestal were …
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  10. The Dodge Block

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    September 27, 2012 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    Stagecoaches at the Dodge Hotel As early as 1825 a two horse stagecoach ran twice a week between Dover and …
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