Monthly History


Monthly history, New Hampshire White Mountains. One of the more interesting ways to look at history is from a monthly viewpoint. While some historical events, such as the creation of the White Mountain National Forest on May 16, 1918, still benefits us today, many have been forgotten about. These blog articles focus on historical events that happened during each month of the year.

 

February History, White Mountains

A winter hiker makes his way up the Air Line Trail in extreme weather conditions during the winter months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
February History, White Mountains - The history of the New Hampshire White Mountains can be looked at from many different perspectives. One of the more interesting ways to look at it is from a monthly viewpoint. From a historical point of view, February is a deadly month in the White ...

March History, White Mountains

Mt Tecumseh, New Hampshire - Spring Season
March History, White Mountains - When it comes to the history of the New Hampshire White Mountains, throughout the years, March was an active month. In fact, so many historical events took place during this month listing all of them would require more time than I have. So included here ...

April History, White Mountains

Moonrise - Presidential Range, New Hampshire
April History, White Mountains - When it comes to the history of the New Hampshire White Mountains, like March, so many historical events took place throughout the years during the month of April that listing all of them isn’t possible. So included here are just a few interesting historical events....[Continue ...

May History, White Mountains

Lincoln, New Hampshire
May History, White Mountains - Throughout the years, a number of historical events in the White Mountains happened in May. One event that took place over one hundred years ago still benefits us today, and New Hampshire lost an icon during this month in 2003. The most significant event took ...

June History, White Mountains

Frankenstein Trestle - Maine Central Railroad, Crawford Notch
June History, White Mountains - Many photographers love visiting the New Hampshire White Mountains during June. This time of year, the subject matter is endless, and photographers can shoot from sunrise to sunset. And with Covid restrictions being eased, the region will be filled with busy photographers this month. If ...

July History, White Mountains

Cold Brook in Low and Burbanks Grant, New Hampshire
July History, White Mountains - July in the New Hampshire White Mountains is a great time of year. Hikers are exploring the trails, fishermen are fishing the rivers, and campers are enjoying the campgrounds. Throughout the history of the White Mountains, outdoor recreation has been a favorite pastime for many ...

August History, White Mountains

Mount Moosilauke New Hampshire
August History, White Mountains - When it comes to White Mountains history, some interesting events happened during August. Landslides in 1885 changed the landscape of the Tripyramids, fire destroyed Woodstock Lumber Company’s huge mill complex in 1913, and a grand resort (Profile House) burned down in 1923. But this is ...

September History, White Mountains

Gordon Fall - Randolph, New Hampshire
September History, White Mountains - When it comes to White Mountains history, two significant events took place in September. One event took place took along Route 3 near Lincoln on a September night in 1961. And the second event, which happened in 1964, involves President Lyndon Johnson making conservation history ...

October History, White Mountains

Tecumseh Brook - Mount Tecumseh, New Hampshire
October History, White Mountains - October in the White Mountains is like no other month. With fall foliage peaking during this time of year, our mountain towns, hiking trails, and roadways are crowded with travelers interested in viewing the spectacular foliage. The foliage was excellent this year!...[Continue reading] ...

November History, White Mountains

Mount Osceola - White Mountains, New Hampshire
November History, White Mountains – Here in the White Mountains, November is one of the quieter months of the year. The autumn foliage season has come to an end, and winter is knocking on the door. Many outdoor enthusiasts enjoy this time of year because there is less foot traffic ...

December History, White Mountains

Flume Covered Bridge - Lincoln, New Hampshire
December History White Mountains – Here in the White Mountains, December is an exciting month. The ski mountains open for business, hikers are preparing for the official kickoff of the winter hiking season, and snowmobiles are being tuned up. If you enjoy the outdoors, winter is a great time to ...

January History, White Mountains

Downtown Lincoln, New Hampshire
January History, White Mountains - Here in the White Mountains, January is like no other month. The winter season is in full swing, and outdoor enthusiasts are enjoying the snow-covered landscape. Usually, we have had at least one big snowstorm by now, but this year the snow accumulation is on ...

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Notes:

• ScenicNH Photography is in the business of photography. We create awareness for historic preservation and environmental conservation.

• This is not a complete list of historical events in New Hampshire. It is a work in progress and is subject to errors and omissions.

• As you explore the historical sites in New Hampshire, keep in mind the removal of historic artifacts from federal lands is a violation of federal law.

• While ScenicNH Photography takes great measures to verify all historical information, we do not warrant the accuracy of the information.