Carroll in Coos County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Erected by NH Division of Historical Resources and the NH Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 087.)
Location. 44° 13.083′ N, 71° 24.66′ W. Marker is in Carroll, New Hampshire, in Coos County. Marker is on U.S. 302 0.3 miles east of Mt Clinton Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located adjacent to Crawford Station, used for tourist train excursions by the Conway Scenic Railroad. The marker is across the road from Saco Lake, source of the Saco River. In winter, the marker is hidden by a 7-foot snowbank and the parking area next to Crawford Station is not plowed or accessible. Marker is in this post office area: Twin Mountain NH 03595, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Crawford Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Willey House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mount Washington Hotel / Bretton Woods Monetary Conference (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Crawford Family (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mount Washington Cog Railway (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Old Hero (approx. 4.7 miles away); Frankenstein Trestle (approx. 4.9 miles away); Zealand and James Everell Henry (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carroll.
More about this marker. The Appalachian Mountain Club's Highland Center is located near the marker and sits on the site of the old Crawford House.
Regarding Crawford House. The Crawford House was closed in 1975. The hotel's contents were auctioned off in 1976 and the building was completely destroyed by a fire (thought to be deliberately set) on November 20th, 1977.
Also see . . . Crawford House - White Mountain History. (Submitted on July 17, 2011, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on July 10, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.