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Podcast Episode Sixteen – The Poet John Greenleaf Whittier with Kaleigh Paré Shaughnessy

May 16, 2023

Kim talks with Kaleigh Paré Shaughnessy, Executive Director of the John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace, about the namesake of the Whittier Bridge in Ossipee. Kaleigh tells us the story of how a young Massachusetts poet transitioned from a fierce abolitionist to one of America’s most beloved fireside poets, and how his name became attached to a New Hampshire covered bridge.


May 16, 2023
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