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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.28.13 “[Monadnock is] the noblest-appearing peak south of the White Mountains, whose graceful cone seems a reduced fac-simile of Japan’s sacred mountain, Fujiyama.” – Professor William Copeman Kitchin, 1920.   Kitchin’s quote, above, may seem like it was one of … Continue reading

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Pawtuckaway Camping, Kayaking, and Hiking

Pawtuckaway Camping, Kayaking, and Hiking

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham NH was a wonderful spot for our first family camping trip of the season. As we are a family of seven, with four teenagers, my oldest son decided to set up a campsite on his … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.21.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.21.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.21.13 “When Earth forgets that man was born, Monadnoc still shall hail the morn, His aged crags not yet outworn.” – J.E. Nesmith, Monadnoc, 1888.     For the most part, it appears as if Monadnock’s recent “Rainy Season” may … Continue reading

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Pawtuckaway is for Paddlers

Pawtuckaway is for Paddlers

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

It has been said that no animal better symbolizes northern wilderness than the common loon, who has lived in this area longer than any other bird–an estimated 60 million years. However, like our enduring environment, this magnificent bird is in … Continue reading

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Hampton Beach and an Olde Tyme Fair!

Hampton Beach and an Olde Tyme Fair!

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

On a beautiful early June day, I took my family to Hampton Beach State Park and the first annual Olde Tyme Fair!     Fiesta Shows created a Midway¬†adjacent to the RV campground. ¬†Parking was only $5 per car, granting … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.14.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.14.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.14.13 “I’ve seen him when the rising sun shone like a watch-fire on the height; I’ve seen him when the day was done, Bathed in the evening’s crimson light; I’ve seen him in the midnight hour, When all the world … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.07.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.07.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.07.13 “We were left alone with the night hawks…their dry and unmusical, yet supermundane and spirit-like voices and sounds gave fit expression to this rocky mountain solitude…it was a thrumming of the mountain’s rocky chords; strains from the music of … Continue reading

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From Railroad to Rail Trail: A History of the Cheshire Recreational Rail Trail

From Railroad to Rail Trail: A History of the Cheshire Recreational Rail Trail

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

At 160 years ago this month in the small town of Keene in Cheshire County a large crowd gathered on Main Street eagerly awaiting the arrival of something most of whom had never seen or experienced before. More than 5,000 … Continue reading

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