Category Archives: New Hampshire

“When he finally tumbled back in, ‘Jeeeeeeeesus!’ would seem an apt possibility [for what he said].”

Leave it to Bill Bryson to brilliantly recount the epic event that occurred on April 12, 1934. On that date, the highest wind ever measured on Earth — 231 mph — was recorded at the summit of Mount Washington, the … Continue reading

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“Look at me, gentlemen…for I am the poor fool who built all this!”

After seeing the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Winslow Homer must have appreciated their beauty, but when he painted The Bridle Path, White Mountains, 1868, and created The Coolest Spot in New England – The Summit of Mount Washington for … Continue reading

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“O hushed October morning mild, thy leaves have ripened to the fall”

What do New England and part of Japan have in common? They’re the only two places in the world that are said to have truly spectacular displays of Fall color, thanks to the diversity of species of deciduous trees in … Continue reading

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