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A RACE OF SHIPBUILDERS
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A RACE OF SHIPBUILDERS
No. 33 - "A Race of Shipbuilders," The Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine.
AMERICAN EAGLE
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AMERICAN EAGLE
No. 34 - While others have investigated aspects of Bellamy’s life, Jim Craig has pulled the available documentary and material evidence together to retell his brash life in full detail and brought a curator’s eye to the bold art of this pioneer icon mak
Atlantic Heights
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Atlantic Heights
No. 7 - At the beginning of World War I, the federal government authorized the establishment of shipyards to construct freighters. One company was the Atlantic Corporation of Portsmouth, NH. After building 10 ships the corporation went out of business.
Building Portsmouth
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Building Portsmouth
A rare survivor of three centuries of urban change, with new emphasis on preservation and revitalization, Portsmouth, NH, is recognized today as one of the architectural treasures of New England.
Clippers of the Port of Portsmouth
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Clippers of the Port of Portsmouth
No. 5 - Designed and built for speed, clipper ships have long excited the imagination of anyone interested in the sea. Port of Portsmouth shipyards turned out 28 clippers during this period, once sent down the Piscataqua, none of the clippers ever returne
Four Centuries of Furniture in Portsmouth
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Four Centuries of Furniture in Portsmouth
No. 38 - Four Centuries of Furniture in Portsmouth, with the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Gerald W. R. Ward, with assistance from Hollis Brodrick and Lainey McCartney
Friendly Edifices
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Friendly Edifices
No. 30 - The 5 lighthouses of the Piscataqua region of NH and Maine- tales of tragedy, beauty & intrigue are only the tip of the story that begins with politicians and building contractors and continues with the lighthouse keepers and their families.
George Washington in New Hampshire
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George Washington in New Hampshire
No. 16 - Originally published in 1932, this unique book was reprinted in honor of the 200th anniversary of Washington's visit to New Hampshire and Portsmouth where he spent four days in November 1789.
Gertrude Fisk 20 Notecards
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Gertrude Fisk 20 Notecards
Gertrude Fiske: American Master BOXED SET. 20 NOTECARDS with 20 ENVELOPES. 5 EACH of 4 DESIGNS. INSIDE BLANK
Gosport Remembered
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Gosport Remembered
No. 23 - Gosport Remembered: The Last Village at the Isles of Shoals. Edited by Peter E. Randall and Maryellen Burke, Ph.D. 2017 COMMEMORATIVE EDITION
Heavy Weather and Hard Luck
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Heavy Weather and Hard Luck
No. 25 - Here are stories of shipwrecks and captures by South Pacific natives, chance meetings at sea with other Portsmouth vessels, visits to exotic ports, and the financial ruin of the Portsmouth Whaling Company, not to mention the woes of crewmen...
Jenny Lind and the Clipper Nightingale Figurehead
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Jenny Lind and the Clipper Nightingale Figurehead
No. 27 - The Piscataqua built clipper Nightingale is perhaps the most beautiful and famous sailing ship ever launched into these local waters. The ship's figurehead was a ¾ life size carving of Jenny Lind- the story of the figure head is a tale to tell...
John Haley Bellamy: Carver of Eagles
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John Haley Bellamy: Carver of Eagles
No. 1 - John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914) has become one of America’s best known woodcarvers. Despite his great talent, Bellamy led a troubled, restless life, often moving from job to job, sometimes working for as little as $2.50 per day.
John Paul Jones and the Ranger
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John Paul Jones and the Ranger
No. 20 - From July 1777, when he arrived in Portsmouth, until May 1778, when he relinquished command of the Ranger, John Paul Jones confronted local & national government officials, then battled the British during exciting voyages in navy history.
Just Rye Harbor
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Just Rye Harbor
No. 29 - Although only 43 acres in size, Rye Harbor has a fascinating history and its story, in microcosm, might well be compared to much larger bodies of water.
Lives of Consequence
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Lives of Consequence
No. 37 - Lives of Consequence, Blacks in Early Kittery and Berwick in the Massachusetts Province of Maine by Patricia Q. Wall
Maritime Portsmouth
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Maritime Portsmouth
No. 31 - It started innocently enough- Joe & Jean Sawtelle simply wanted a painting of Portsmouth-built ship to hang above the mantel in their New Castle home. New Hampshire's only seaport, Portsmouth was one of the nation's key ports in the Age of Sail.
Montgomery and The Portsmouth
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Montgomery and The Portsmouth
No. 17 - Originally published in 1958, this book tells the story of the capture of Yerba Buena, now San Francisco, and the first raising of the American flag in Mexican Territory in the conquest of what is now California.
Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade 1783 - 1829
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Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade 1783 - 1829
No. 10 - This book is composed of biographies of the 203 three-masted ships built in the Port between 1783 and 1829. Using Portsmouth Customs District records and local newspapers, Brighton follows ships from the ways to ports round the world.
Portsmouth's Heyday in Shipbuilding
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Portsmouth's Heyday in Shipbuilding
No. 28 - This book is primarily the story of the 115 three-masted ships and the men who built them. Its contents will give the reader a sense of the importance of the Customs District of Portsmouth in this glorious era of sailing ships.
Rambles About Portsmouth
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Rambles About Portsmouth
No. 19- More than 150 years ago, Charles Warren Brewster began publishing in his newspaper, The Portsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics, a series of essays on the history of his already ancient community.
Under the Isles of Shoals
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Under the Isles of Shoals
No. 32 - Small artifacts tell big stories. Were prehistoric Native Americans hunting rocky Isles of Shoals 6,000 yrs. ago? Did extinct “giant cod” really weigh over 120 pounds? Nathan Hamilton and his archaeology students have unearthed 250,000 artifacts
Wealth and Honour
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Wealth and Honour
No. 12 - This volume concentrates on Portsmouth, New Hampshire – known as the Port of Piscataqua in its early days – during the golden age of America privateering, 1775 to 1815.Huge fortunes were made and lost.
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