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Mt Washington State Park, Friday Feb 3, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, Friday Feb 3, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Yesterday was ‘Groundhog Day’ which according to ancient German legend, if a hibernating animal casts a shadow on February 2nd there will be six more weeks of winter. If there is no shadow cast then superstition says it will be … Continue reading

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Mount Washington State Park Blog: Friday January 27th

Mount Washington State Park Blog: Friday January 27th

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Hard to believe were almost into February! In a little more than 3 short months our park will be open to receive visitors which is usually around mid-May or whenever the Mt Washington Cog RR or Auto Road are ready … Continue reading

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Mount Washington State Park Blog Post: Friday January 13th, 2012

Mount Washington State Park Blog Post: Friday January 13th, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Human Interest in Mt Washington’s summit began in 1642 with the first ascent of the mountain by Darby Field. Darby was an explorer/pioneer, and according to local lore, was in search of valuable minerals, little would he know that the … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park: Friday January 6th, 2012

Mt Washington State Park: Friday January 6th, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Mt Washington State Park – Friday Jan 6, 2012 By: Mike Pelchat, Park Manager At Mount Washington State Park (MWSP) our staff has many responsibilities caretaking several building, utility systems and providing public services on the highest peak in the … Continue reading

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