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Moxie Bottle Stand (Manchester, NH)

May 13, 2010 |  Retro Staff 1  Comment

A Part of New England Soda Pop History Preserved If you’re a lover of Moxie Soda, you may enjoy a little history about the famous Moxie bottle stand. It is a 32-foot high by 10-foot wide Moxie Bottle replica that was originally designed as a trade show booth from which to distribute samples of Moxie

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Remember When:Local NE Ski Hills – Gone But Not Forgotten

Mar 09, 2009 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Spicket, Methuen & Landry’s Ski Hills There was a time in New England when it seemed there was always a local ski hill right around the corner. When I was a kid we skied a couple of times at Spicket Hill in Salem, NH. I don’t remember much about it except it was very small

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G. Fox & Company Department Store – Hartford, CT

May 07, 2008 |  Retro Staff 26 Comments

Shopping at the Great G. Fox & Co. As a child growing up in Connecticut, nothing compared to trips with my mother to the department store, G. Fox & Company at 960 Main St. in Hartford, Connecticut. This grand institution was a family-owned, first-class department store, established in 1847. G. Fox & Co. was a

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