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White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire: Edward Tuckerman and Tuckerman Ravine

Tuckerman Ravine has been described as a “tremendous gulf in the southerly side of Mt. Washington.” This so-called gulf is actually a glacial cirque “carved by the movement of the great New England ice sheet into the side of the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Dome Mount aka Pleasant Dome aka Mount Pleasant

New Hampshire has a penchant for changing things–slogans, and place names especially.  It’s “in with the new and out with the old!”  As you’ve possibly guessed (as it is the case in most of my “Missing Places” posts) the mountain … Continue reading

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A White Mountain Ghost Story

The wind whistled mournfully around the hotel as the story was being told, and the hearers involuntarily clustered nearer one another and waited the next gloomy reminiscence. It came from an elderly gentleman who wouldn’t vouch for its truthfulness, but … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: The Old Man of the Mountain

  “He the eldest son of Time, has not changed in form or place since the floods retired.  Yet even he shall crumble away. But when the man of granite rock is dissolved, the men of granite soul shall stand … Continue reading

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Death on Mt. Washington: The Tale of Lizzie Bourne

A monument of a few rough stones originally lay near the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire where on … Continue reading

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