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Manchester NH Athlete, Legendary Skiing Coach and Promoter, Sports Commentator & Hall of Famer: Robert P. “Bob” Beattie (1933-still living)

Robert P. “Bob” Beattie was born 24 January 1933 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Robert A. & Katherine S. (Prime) Beattie. He was raised in Manchester, attending the local schools, and graduating from Central High School in 1950. … Continue reading

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North Conway New Hampshire: Hotel Randall–Before It Was Eastern Slope Inn

Built prior to 1864 on the spot where Eastern Slope Inn now sits, was first a small summer boarding house of Jonathan Melvin Seavey, a Conway NH carpenter. In 1864 this structure was sold to James T. Randall. In 1888 … Continue reading

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Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire AMC Hut Manager and Co-founder of Mt. Washington Observatory, Joseph Brooks Dodge Sr. (1898-1973)

Joe Dodge is a name familiar to North Country history buffs, hikers and skiers. He was the founder of AMC … Continue reading

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Jackson New Hampshire Ski School Promoter & Businessman, Carroll Purinton Reed (1905-1995)

You can call Carroll Reed many things

dynamic, a driving force, entrepreneurial, visionary, humble, unassuming.  Yes, as strange … Continue reading

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