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Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, Groton

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area in Groton, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months. This gorge was shaped during the Great Ice Age.
Sculptured Rocks Natural Area – Groton, New Hampshire
 

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, New Hampshire – A short ride from Newfound Lake in Bristol, New Hampshire is Sculptured Rocks Natural Area in Groton, New Hampshire. This Natural Area spans 272 acres and is located on the Cockermouth River. It was formed at the end of the Great Ice Age.

A sign (above) at the gorge provides information on how the gorge was formed. Directions from Route 93 in North Hampton can be found here and will be helpful if you don't know the area.

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Old Man of the Valley, Shelburne

Old Man of the Valley in Shelburne, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is part of the New England region, which includes the White Mountain National Forest USA.
Old Man of the Valley – Shelburne, New Hampshire USA
 

Old Man of the Valley – Shelburne, New Hampshire – The Old Man of the Valley rock profile is a neat little tourist attraction that can be found on the side of Route 2 in Shelburne, New Hampshire, near the Maine border. From the roadside parking lot, the rock profile can easily be reached by walking down the trail a few hundred feet. Just look for the large boulder that is resting on another boulder.

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Bailey Island Bridge, Maine

Bailey Island Bridge -. Located in  Harpswell, Maine USA,  which is on the New England seacoast. The  bridge is 1,150-foot long and was built in 1928. It connects Bailey Island and  Orr's Island, plus it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is believed to be the only granite cribstone bridge left in the world today.
Bailey Island Bridge – Harpswell, Maine
 

Bailey Island Bridge, Maine – The Bailey Island Bridge is located along Route 24 in Harpswell, Maine. It connects Bailey Island and Orr’s Island. Construction of the bridge started in 1927 and was completed in 1928. The design is referred to as a “cribstone” design, and it may be the only granite cribstone bridge left in the world today.

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