Pieces of NH’s logging past still remain today
Perley Swett, who was socially distancing long before the entire world retreated into their homes, lived alone but was not lonely.
Hauntings are just supernatural reminders that interesting stuff happened in a place long before we arrived. The Granite State is coming up on its 400th birthday in 2023. With that much history, it stands to reason that we’d have our share of ghostly goings-on.
There’s history to be found everywhere in the Granite State, but here are some of the historic events that went on to shape and change our country and our world.
Alien abductions. A ghost town. Mysterious stone formations. An empty gorilla cage. Here’s a guide to the state’s most curious locations where weirdness reigns.
Our state is rich in history, some of which is well known to both residents and outsiders. And then there are these fascinating links to our past, which we think might surprise you. Regular "What Do You Know?" writer Marshall Hudson lets you in on some of his favorite such locations.
Daniel Webster's birthplace is just one location, right? It might not be as simple as you think.
You can explore the remains of Franklin Pierce's plumbago mine in Goshen.
Whether you like snowmobiles or hate them, their importance in the northern New Hampshire winter economy is significant.
An electric railway on the Presidential Range. Flooding thousands of acres to increase tourism. Rebuilding the Old Man. All of these — and more — were real propositions. See why they (thankfully?) never happened.