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Tag Archives: Historic Site

Inspiration and History: Robert Frost Farm

Inspiration and History: Robert Frost Farm

Posted on by Tom Howe

The Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH is a historical hidden gem. While the famous poet lived in many other places, this farm is where much of the inspiration for his work came from. The farmhouse and grounds are now … Continue reading

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Franklin Pierce Homestead

Franklin Pierce Homestead

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

I had the opportunity to visit the Franklin Pierce Homestead Historic Site recently in Hillsborough, NH. This historic village was incorporated in the late 1700’s and soon became the family home of Benjamin Pierce, twice governor of NH and father … Continue reading

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Ashuelot River Inspiration

Ashuelot River Inspiration

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

“Over the River they beckon to me,/Loved ones who crossed to the further side; The gleam of their snowy robes I see, But their voices are lost on the dashing tide. There’s one with ringlets of sunny gold/ and eyes … Continue reading

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Pickerel spotting at Annett Wayside Park

Pickerel spotting at Annett Wayside Park

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

At the end of April, I had the opportunity to visit Annett Wayside Park in Rindge, New Hampshire in the southwest part of the state.  This tiny park within a 1,494 acre protected state forest has an easy 1/4 mile stroll option to the edge … Continue reading

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The Bedell Bridge

The Bedell Bridge

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Bedell Bridge State Historic Site – July 28, 2011 Rising above the water in the Connecticut River, right on the border of New Hampshire and Vermont, the ruins of the Bedell Bridge still stand commemorating what was once the second … Continue reading

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The Robert Frost Farm

The Robert Frost Farm

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

The Robert Frost Historic Site – July 9, 2011 Set aside as a tribute to one of New England’s most famous poets, The Robert Frost Farm gives visitors a chance to explore the same property that served as an inspiration … Continue reading

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The Taylor Saw Mill

The Taylor Saw Mill

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

The Taylor Saw Mill – July 9, 2011 Sitting in the Ballard State Forest, the 200 year-old, Taylor Sawmill Historic Site is not only a tribute to New Hampshire’s forestry heritage, but also a real live, working piece of history. … Continue reading

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