Living on the coast of New Hampshire makes sights like this an every day common occurrence. I love seeing all the bright colors, even if faded, that are used on boats, lobster buoys, flags, and more! When I’ve been on a trip out of the area and come home, seeing things like this just make […]
It’s fun living in beautiful Portsmouth NH and being able to see the surrounding NH Seacoast so often. There are so many scenic and spectacular areas it’s tough to know where to photograph next. I like this one of Santa Claus skiing on our Piscataqua River and Portsmouth Harbor. A local ski group does this […]
In the summer and fall of 1905 US President Theodore Roosevelt brokered a peace treaty between Japan and Russia.
He brought both sides to Portsmouth New Hampshire to negotiate the terms of that treaty which became known as the The Treaty of Portsmouth of 1905. This historic treaty marked the formal end of the Russo-Japanese War and marked the beginning of a new era of diplomatic negotiations.
Driving through Portsmouth NH in October you’re likely to notice a lot of these guys standing around town. It’s Portsmouth’s annual “Scarecrows of the Port” fall display. It’s a grass roots effort; “To encourage members of the community to create harvest-themed displays in order to enhance and extend the fall experience while promoting the vitality […]
On July 4th, 1776 the American Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence from the British Crown. That date is generally accepted as the birth date of the United States of America!
After the successful American Revolution that followed, New Hampshire was admitted to this new union on June 21st, 1788 and was the ninth of the original 13 colonies.