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Identifying Artifacts, White Mountains

Logging Camp - Sawyer River Railroad, New Hampshire
Identifying Historical Artifacts, White Mountains - If you are picking up trash in the New Hampshire White Mountains during the 2020 human impact issue, please educate yourself about historical artifacts and the laws that protect them. I now know of two instances where do-gooders picking up trash removed artifacts, thinking they were trash, from the White Mountain National Forest...[Continue reading] ...

Russell-Colbath House, Passaconaway

Passaconaway Settlement - Russell Colbath Homestead
Russell-Colbath House - The Russell-Colbath House is a 19th-century historic house along the Kancamagus Highway in Albany, New Hampshire. Albany was first chartered in 1766 under the name Burton and then renamed Albany in 1833. This old house holds the fascinating story of Ruth Priscilla Russell: the grand old lady of Passaconaway....[Continue reading] ...

Ellen’s Falls, White Mountains

Ellen's Falls - Albany, New Hampshire
Ellen's Falls, White Mountains - Ellen's Falls is a picturesque waterfall located on Hobbs Brook, about a mile upstream from its junction with the Kancamagus Highway in Albany, New Hampshire. And though I have read visiting these falls requires bushwhacking up the side of Hobbs Brook from the Kancamagus Highway, there is actually a gated Forest Road that can be used to reach the falls......[Continue reading] ...

Middle Sister Groundhouse, Albany

Middle Sister Fire Tower - Albany, New Hampshire
Middle Sister Groundhouse, New Hampshire - The Middle Sister Groundhouse (fire tower) is located on Middle Sister Mountain, along Middle Sister Trail, near Mount Chocorua in Albany, New Hampshire. It was in operation from 1927-1948, and according to the Forest Fire Lookout Association it remained in service until 1948. Today, a Forest Service....[Continue reading] ...

Ellens Falls – Albany, New Hampshire

Ellen's Falls - Albany, New Hampshire
Ellens Falls, New Hampshire - Located off the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in Albany, New Hampshire on Hobbs Brook, Ellens Falls is one of the many smaller waterfalls that often gets overlooked for one reason or another. I can only guess these falls go unnoticed because visitors are more interested in the easily accessible waterfalls along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway....[Continue reading] ...