Tag Archives: White Mountain

"The Leakeys of White Mountain Geology": Hanover New Hampshire’s James Walter Goldthwait (1880-1947), Richard Parker Goldthwait (1911-1992) and Lawrence Goldthwait (1914-2001)

For countless years the Goldthwait name was synonymous with geology and geography, not only in New Hampshire, but throughout the … Continue reading

Posted in New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Genealogy, New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Hampshire: Some Mount Washington Firsts

Called the “Crown of New England,

the White Mountains have been both awe inspiring and a final … Continue reading

Posted in History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Genealogy, New Hampshire Men, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment