Author Archives: Paul Gilbert

Blanchette Brothers Groceries and Meat

Blanchette Brothers Groceries and Meat This 8 mm movie was filmed by life long Berlin resident and store co-owner  Albert Blanchette  in the late 1940’s to early 1950’s.   The Blanchette Brothers store was owned by Albert and Hector Blanchette … Continue reading

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Genealogy Workshop

Our resident genealogist, Jackie Nadeau, will be presenting an Introduction to Genealogy workshop this Tuesday night, Oct. 20 @ 6:00 pm at. White Mountains Community College. Pam Hall will lead a discussion at 7:00 on computer- based genealogy research. The … Continue reading

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Financial Analysts visit Brown Company Executives and Cascade Mill

Brown Company Executives greet Financial Analysts This movie shows Brown Company executives greeting financial analysts from across the United States and Canada arriving at the Milan Airport on a chartered Northeast Airlines flight. The group goes on to tour the … Continue reading

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St. Anne’s Musketeers Drum and Bugle

St. Anne’s Musketeers Drum and Bugle Corps This 8 mm movie was filmed by life long Berlin resident Albert Blanchette  priror to 1963.  This movie was found among other home movies that were distributed to family members after Albert Blanchette’s death in 1980. The … Continue reading

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City Drug Store

A BCCHS member was in town last fall and he stopped by the Moffett house to visit the staff. While he was visiting he mentioned that he had just come from St. Anne’s Cemetery, and that he had found some … Continue reading

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The Brown Bulletin index is now available!

The staff at the Moffett House has just released the Brown Bulletin name index.    

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At The River’s Edge: An Oral History of Berlin, New Hampshire

The movie is comprised of eleven chapters, plus the introduction, which tells the story of Berlin and its citizens from 1823 to 2007. Continue reading

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New Book! The Berlin Dictionary

The Berlin Dictionary is written by contributors who submitted their favorite and most memorable “Berlin Words.” Continue reading

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At The River Edge: An Oral History of Berlin, New Hampshire

At The River Edge: An Oral History of Berlin, New Hampshire A Blind Squirrel Production 90 Minutes In the early twentieth century the city of Berlin, New Hampshire became the largest producer of paper in the world. Continue reading

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Barn Restoration

For five weeks during the hot summer months of July and August, Maurice Lavertue and Don LeClerc continued the work of restoring the Brown Company Barns on East Side River Road. The sills on the southern-most barn were rotting, causing … Continue reading

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