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New Hampshire’s Rock Profile: The Watcher aka Old Woman of the Notch

New Hampshire rocks are often like the clouds in its skies–if you stare at them long enough they start to look like something else.  She has been known by several names: The Watcher, the Old Woman of the Notch, the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Notch

Outside of New Hampshire, it is called a gap or pass….

but once you cross our state line, it … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Ear Marks

ear marks – a “mark” or distinctive pattern was placed on a domestic animal's ear…

by its owner to … Continue reading

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Franconia New Hampshire Hotel Owner & Early Tourism Promoter: Richard Taft (1812-1881)

Before Richard Taft arrived in the White Mountains, it was a pretty quiet place,

even during the summer… Continue reading

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