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Lots of Rocks

They have a lot of rocks in NH. I guess that’s why they call it The Granite State. I made this casual comment on Facebook as I shared the photo below. It shows the jumble of granite boulders and rocks

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Canterbury Shaker Village

If you like experiencing history by walking in the footsteps of long-ago people, you will love Canterbury Shaker Village in New Hampshire. The national historic landmark includes guided tours, a very informative Ken Burns video on the Shakers, and a

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Exploring NH Cemeteries

New Hampshire has fascinating small family cemeteries along the country roads. If you pull over to see one, you’ll find gravestones dating in the 1800s and sometimes even the 1700s. Often they are edged by a stone wall. I’m a

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Draft Horses at the Acton Fair, Maine

In New England, some things are still done the old way. Some back-to-the-land farmers use draft horses to work their land. At the county fair, you can see these hardworking animals compete. Below are my photos of the Acton Fair

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Last Chance for Willowbrook Village

I was mad at myself when I heard that Willowbrook Historic Village was closing permanently this fall. For years, I’d intended to visit it and now it was almost too late. Low attendance and funding difficulties force the historic site

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The Ossipee Valley Music Festival

If you missed this marvelous festival last year, you’ll want to get it on your calendar right away. Here’s your reminder to get on their mailing list or like their Facebook page so you can catch this marvelous festival this

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Planning for Summer Visitors

Planning for visitors is fun as we have scenic drives and interesting history to choose from in New Hampshire.

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