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Hart's Location in Carroll County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Willey Boulders

 
 
Willey Boulders Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
1. Willey Boulders Marker
Inscription.  
This outcropping of rocks
saved the Willey House from
destruction on Aug.28.1826
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
 
Location. 44° 10.917′ N, 71° 23.983′ W. Marker is in Hart's Location, New Hampshire, in Carroll County. Marker is on Croford Notch Road (U.S. 302) one mile north of Willey House Station Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bretton Woods NH 03575, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Willey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Frankenstein Trestle (approx. 2˝ miles away); Crawford Depot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Crawford House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mount Washington Hotel / Bretton Woods Monetary Conference (approx. 5˝ miles away); Crawford Notch (approx. 5.6 miles away); Mount Washington (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Mount Washington Hotel (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Willey Boulders. Although their house was spared, seven members of the Willey family and two others
Willey Boulders Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
2. Willey Boulders Marker
were killed here in 1826 while fleeing a landslide caused by a violent rain storm.
 
Also see . . .  Willey House, New Hampshire (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 20, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Site of the Willey House image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
3. Site of the Willey House
The Boulders are behind the Willey House interpretive center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 20, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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