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Rambles About Portsmouth
By Ray Brighton

Rambles About Portsmouth

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This book is 273 pages and contains 21 chapters as listed below. It was published in 1994 by Peter Randall Publishers and is Portsmouth Marine Society book #19. The late Ray Brighton was an editor of the Portsmouth Herald and author of number of books on local history including: They Came to Fish, The Checkered Career of Tobias Lear, The Prescott Story, Frank Jones: King of the Alemakers and a number of books on local maritime history.

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CONTENTS OF
Rambles About Portsmouth by Ray Brighton

Daniel Marcy, Sea Captain, Ship Builder, Businessman, and Politician

Daniel Marcy in Congress and the Following Years

Ichabod Goodwin: Sea Captain, Merchant, Banker, NH First Civil War Governor

Rosie Goodwin Romance with George "Dandy" Dewey and the first War Memorial in Goodwin Park

Some Women of Spirit: Madam Knight, Ann Downing, Lucy Stone

Some Tales of Dentistry

Some Little Tales Are Told

Tales of Old Fort Constitution

Some Odds and Ends of Local History

Tales of Smelting
Some Notable Teachers

Some Men of Character

Industrial Revolution

Some Presidential Visits

Sports in Portsmouth Long Ago

Some Animal Stories

The Wentworth by the Sea

More Little Tales Now Told

Some Portsmouth Navy Yard Yarns

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Post Riders, Stages, Early Railroads, Steam Boats

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