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September 22, 2013

Stonehenge in Salem, New Hampshire

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Hug for the late Dot Goldman of Salem, New Hampshire

STONEHENGE IN SALEM, NEW HAMPSHIRE

NOTE: We stopped in Salem to visit my distant family member, friend, and fellow genealogist. She lived in a nursing facility and we had lost track of her. In searching we learned she passed on several months ago. She had always suggested we visit Stonehenge in her hometown. This post is written in her memory.

In one fell swoop my husband Monte and I visited both Stonehenge and Salem.

We accomplished this feat in New Hampshire, a short distance from the Massachusetts border, when we visited Mystery Hill in North Salem, New Hampshire, is better known as America’s Stonehenge.

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We turned off the main road onto a path where there was  another sign with a brief explanation of what we were visiting:

  • Located near the summit of Mystery Hill is a massive complex of stone chambers, walls, and large standing stones. Both radio-carbon dating (C-14) and the placement of (more…)

September 7, 2013

Misquamicut Beach, Rhode Island

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Hugs for Tom, whose father just moved on to a greater life, and Anna, the granddaughter.

MISQUAMICUT BEACH, RHODE ISLAND

The second beach we visited during our New England travels was Misquamicut Beach in Rhode Island, where I printed a message in the sand—a temporary message, as were the sand castles my sister Nancy Lee and I built in the sand of Wallis Sands Beach and Hampton Beach (both in New Hampshire) when we were children. As we did with the sand castles, I waited (with my husband Monte, this time) for the waves to begin deleting the message before leaving the beach.

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