Posts Tagged: 1800s



Abandoned Mills, White Mountains

East Branch of the Pemigewasset River - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Abandoned Mills, White Mountains - During the 1800s and early 1900s, cut-up mills, grist mills, sawmills, and various other types of mills were found throughout New Hampshire. And because of the abundance of water in the White Mountains, there was no shortage of water-powered mills in the region. This blog article showcases a handful of the abandoned mills in the White Mountains...[Continue reading] ...

Abandoned Dug Wells, White Mountains

The Samuel Wallace Farm - Sandwich Notch, New Hampshire
Abandoned Dug Wells, White Mountains – Today’s blog article focuses on a keyword search term. I chose one search term in this case “abandoned dug well” and searched my image archive for imagery that represents this subject matter. These keyword searches help identify the subject matter I need more coverage of. As a photographer, creating an image of an abandoned dug well that is....[Continue reading] ...

Shell Cascade, Waterville Valley

Shell Cascade - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Shell Cascade, Waterville Valley – Located on Hardy Brook, a tributary of the Mad River, in Waterville Valley of New Hampshire is a small, but unique, cascade known as Shell Cascade. This water feature isn’t visited often because of its location. It is not in a remote area by any means, but no official trail leads to it. And for this reason it is kind of considered a lost waterfall....[Continue reading] ...

Sandwich Notch Hill Farming Community

The John Hart Home Site - Sandwich Notch Road, New Hampshire
Sandwich Notch Hill Farming Community – The abandoned Sandwich Notch hill farming settlement is in the New Hampshire White Mountains. During the early nineteenth century, thirty to forty families lived in Sandwich Notch. A few Notch farms did strive, but the rocky terrain of Sandwich Notch was poor for farming, and it is no surprise that by 1860 only eight families remained in the Notch. Many families in the area left their farms and headed West to where farming was ...