Somersworth Paranormal Activity Subject of TLC Show Kindred Spirits Tonight

Somersworth Paranormal Activity Subject of TLC Show Kindred Spirits Tonight
My love of history is evident in just about everything I do in Somersworth. Never in a million years did I consider that love would lead me to be filming with a cable TV company at the Summersworth Historical Museum but that’s exactly what happened. Murder, books and Fun

Somersworth To Celebrate First 125 Years As A City

Somersworth To Celebrate First 125 Years  As A City
Anyone that knows me, knows my love of history, or more specifically the history of Somersworth. Next year marks Somersworth’s 125th year as a city. So I figured I could turn to both my loves and give you a very brief history of Somersworth.¬† It is worth noting before you start reading that Somersworth is ...

Post Cards From The Past: Schools Schools 3

Post Cards From The Past: Schools Schools
So what’s a girl to do when the snow is coming down outside? Well, I could of written something deep and meaningful but instead I decided to try my hand at video editing today and develop a new series based on the postcards that can be found at the Summersworth Historical Museum. What follows is ...

The Deluge Hand Tub: A Brief History

The Deluge Hand Tub: A Brief History
If you’ve ever been to the Summersworth Historical Museum on Main street it’s likely that you have seen the old hand tub that has been lovingly restored. The Deluge sits in the museums main room and is all but impossible to miss. I’ve often wondered about the history of the old tub and exactly how ...

Somersworth Says Thanks To Its Veterans

Somersworth Says Thanks To Its Veterans
Last week like many in the city I found myself focused on Veterans for a variety of reasons. It was a busy week but a fun week. Bringing History To Life Last Sunday I took part in my first reenactment. I joined the Dearborn’s company from Exeter as a guest for the day and joined ...

Did the Presidential candidates forget about Somersworth? 1

Did the Presidential candidates forget about Somersworth?
I’ve been waiting and waiting but no one came. I felt sure that someone would come and visit our lovely little city that’s nestled between the ocean and the White mountains. I’ve been waiting about 8 months now and it’s getting lonely. I know it’s cold now but you had all summer to come and ...

Restoration of the Pray-Lord Barn Begins

Restoration of the Pray-Lord Barn Begins
Some of you may recall a time the Russians came to visit Somersworth. That was in fact last October and they were here to celebrate a former Somersworth resident who had left our shores many years ago. When Roxy Eleanor Pray left Somersworth to travel to Vladivostok in Russia with her new husband Fredrick Lord ...

That Was 2015 In Somersworth

That Was 2015 In Somersworth
People tell me all the time, nothing ever happens in Somersworth. I’m here to tell you they are wrong. This is a city filled with people who care, make things happen, and there is more going on here than you might think. As I sat at my desk compiling this best of 2015 post, the ...

Do You Know The Way To Tanguayville? 4

Do You Know The Way To Tanguayville?
The Tanguay name has been a part of Somersworth for a long, long time. When I was exploring the archives at the Summersworth Historical¬† Museum a couple of weeks ago I came across this piece that ran as a feature story in the Fosters. I’m not sure what year this was and would be grateful ...

Somersworth First International Children’s Festival

Somersworth First International Children's Festival
In just over a week the 35th annual, Somersworth International Children’s festival will once again put the City back into the spotlight. A lot has changed since that first festival, but the spirit of that very first event lives on. I wasn’t there for the first festival, but it was the first event I ever ...