Jun 12, 2019
S04E15: Show Title: ACLU
Sues and New Sununu Vetoes
Featuring Hosts: Matthew Carano,
Nick Boyle, and Cord Blomquist
Engineered. Mixed, and Mastered
by: Matthew Carano
Produced by: Matthew Carano,
Nick Boyle, and Cord Blomquist
Show Summary (used for RSS &
iTunes Summary): On this episode of The Freecast the ACLU sues the
city of Manchester, Sununu vetoes net metering, Rochester bans CBD
edibles, and The Wentworth House gets a visit.
- ACLU Sues to block Manchester’s further use of
surveillance cameras downtown (MC)
- Sununu vetoes 2 more bills
lottery wins federal court case (NB)
says education funding unconstitutional (CB)
- Former physician assistant sentenced 4 years
for fentanyl kickbacks (NB)
- Rochester bans sale of CBD edibles which NH DHHS
confirms is not approved (MC)
- Freecoast Liberty Outreach Meetup
Colonel Paul Wentworth House
made a field trip out to it with my family on June 1st for the Down
to the Sea, The Maritime Heritage of the Piscataqua
building was built on the frontier in 1701 in modern day
Rollinsford, (Dover at the time and later Summersworth)
in the colonial period the Wentworths were essentially the royals
of the area.
- "Elder" William Wentworth came to New Hampshire
in 1639 to Exeter NH as a follower of John Wheelwright. Elder
Wentworth moved to Dover, NH in 1649, and was a proprietor of the
local sawmill. He and his wife had 11 children, 9 boys. His
garrison was the lone surviving garrison from the Cocheco Massacre
in 1689. He is responsible for 95% of the Wentworth population in
the US and Canada today.
of his sons, Samuel Wentworth would become responsible for the
three royal governors. Another one of his sons, Ezekiel Wentworth
would own what is now the village of Salmon Falls, Rollinsford and
operated a sawmill on the Salmon Falls River. Ezekiel had a son
named Paul and Paul built the house in 1701 100 yards from its
and his wife had no children, so when he died, his nephew Colonel
John Wenworth acquired the house. And John made all the changes
that you see today at the house.
whole Wentworth family was in the timber trade and Elder William
Wentworth was actually sent over to survey the trees, the family
was some of the ones responsible for marking the trees as known in
the Pine Tree riots. The inside of the house has a lot of thick
pine, some boards that are over 3’ wide. Therefore, when Paul built
his house he did so illegally. Probably thinking the King probably
isn’t going to come all the way over from England to
- Frederick Newton Blodgett saw that the
expansion of the railroad might see the demise of his ancestral
house and thought that the house would fall under further disrepair
if it stayed where it was. He was a budding businessman from Dover,
MA so he decided to have the house completely disassembled and
moved down to Dover, MA in 1936.
sits on the original property however moved to Dover Mass and then
moved back in 2002.
first 2 owners owned slaves
was a lean-to attic that they slaves stayed in.
any time there were 8-10 slaves at the house at any given
lean-to attic was built in roughly 1750.
had a Rollinsford historical exhibit on the second floor. an 1887
bird’s eye view of what Rollinsford looked like at the time. When
Rollinsford was created from Somersworth, it was named after their
2 most prominent families, the Rollins and Wallingford
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