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Tag Archives: Historic Site

A Hidden Gem in the Notch

A Hidden Gem in the Notch

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

In the shadow of Cannon Mountain, lies a resident of Franconia Notch State Park that is hidden away.  It doesn’t get all the glitz and glory of the Flume Gorge. It doesn’t have an aerial tram leading up to its … Continue reading

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Going Back in Time at the Pierce Homestead

Going Back in Time at the Pierce Homestead

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

New Hampshire is fortunate to be home to many great historic sites. One of these is the Franklin Pierce Homestead. Built in 1804 by Benjamin Pierce, the house sits on a beautiful piece of property in Hillsborough New Hampshire. Today … Continue reading

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Hidden History At Odiorne Point

Hidden History At Odiorne Point

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Odiorne Point State Park is a beautiful park tucked into the seacoast of New Hampshire. Many people come here to picnic or to explore the tide pools at the waters edge. There are many reasons Odiorne is a paradise by … Continue reading

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Start with Parks: Lessons from the Trail

Start with Parks: Lessons from the Trail

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.20.15 “I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learn­ing noth­ing in this triv­ial world of men. I must break away and get out into the moun­tains to learn the news.”- John … Continue reading

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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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