Monuments

St. Charles Borromeo Church in Dover, New Hampshire is coming down, making room for "workforce housing."  The above photograph, which I took this afternoon, shows the demolition in-progress.  St. Charles was established in 1893, though the current building dates only to 1933.  Historically it served the French-speaking population in Dover. I'm hearing that the church [...]

In front of Dover City Hall (288 Central Ave., Dover, NH) stands a Spanish-American memorial.  A similar sight can be found in many New England towns.  Although largely ignored by passersby, the inscribed plates on the statue base contain quite a lot of information of interest to genealogists, including a list of Dover residents who [...]

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