White Mountains History Articles


White Mountains, New Hampshire history photography – these blog articles showcase abandoned places, forgotten 19th-century farming settlements, ghost towns, railroads, and tourism history (hiking, grand resorts, Mount Washington, waterfalls, etc.) in the White Mountain National Forest and the surrounding region. Forgotten places help tell the fascinating story of the men and woman who lived, played, and worked in the White Mountains before us. Click on any photo to read the article.

 

Mount Clay - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Presidential Range, Random History - The Presidential Range in the New Hampshire White Mountains is known worldwide for having ...
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Ripley Falls - Crawford Notch, New Hampshire
Ripley Falls, Crawford Notch - Located on Avalanche Brook in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, the 100 foot Ripley ...
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Camel Trail - Mount Washington New Hampshire
Random Trail History, White Mountains - Think about these White Mountains history facts for a minute. Crawford Path ...
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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 ...
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Crawford Path - Mt Monroe, New Hampshire
Random History, White Mountains - My work as a photographer has allowed me to explore and document many ...
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Trestle No 17 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Trestle 17 - Built in the early 1900s, probably 1906-1908 (one reference states 1908) ...
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Gibbs Brook Dam - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Crawford House, Gibbs Brook Dam - If you're familiar with New Hampshire’s grand resort era then you know ...
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Osseo Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Narrow Gauge Line - The EB&L Railroad was a standard gauge railroad, but in ...
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Wildwood Settlement - Easton, New Hampshire
Village of Wildwood, New Hampshire - When it comes to the abandoned villages in New Hampshire, the logging village ...
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Plymouth Diesel Locomotive - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Beebe River Railroad, New Hampshire - In 1917, the Publishers Paper Company sold the Beebe River land tract (around ...
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Little Coolidge Mountain - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Forgotten Lincoln, New Hampshire - On January 31, 1764, Governor Benning Wentworth granted 24,000 acres of land to James ...
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Loon Pond Mountain Cascades - Woodstock, New Hampshire
Forgotten Woodstock, New Hampshire - Chartered in 1763 by Governor Benning Wentworth, the town of Woodstock was first incorporated ...
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Beaver Brook Cascades - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire
Beaver Brook Cascades, Kinsman Notch - The numerous waterfalls in Kinsman Notch are often overlooked. I can only guess ...
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Camp 14 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
The Forgotten White Mountains - When most think about the New Hampshire White Mountains, the beauty of the region ...
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Walton's Cascade - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Cascade Brook Waterfalls, Franconia Notch - Cascade Brook is in Lincoln, New Hampshire. The Basin-Cascades Trail travels in ...
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Trestle 7 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Trestle 7 - During the days of the East Branch & Lincoln (EB&L) Railroad, ...
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Abandoned Hill Farm Community - Thornton Gore, New Hampshire
Thornton Gore Hill Farm Settlement - Many consider Thornton Gore or the "Gore” to be the northern section of ...
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Camp 10 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
Can You Identify These Artifacts - When documenting historic sites in the New Hampshire White Mountains one of the ...
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Downes - Oliverian Brook Ski Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Interesting Finds, White Mountains - My documentary work of historic sites takes me to many areas of the White ...
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Willey Brook Trestle - Crawford Notch, New Hampshire
Updating The Culture & History Portfolios - Every year during the month of December most of my time is ...
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Mount Lafayette Summit House - New Hampshire
Historic Stone Structures, White Mountains - In my work documenting historic sites in the New Hampshire White Mountains I ...
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Charles B. Keyser Homesite - Benton, New Hampshire USA
Don't Remove Historic Artifacts - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, outdoor recreation is growing at an alarming ...
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Elephant Head Brook - Carroll, New Hampshire
Fleming Flume, Elephant Head Brook - Over the summer, while doing some research, I came across a water feature ...
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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 ...
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