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Franconia in Grafton County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old Man of the Mountain

 
 
Old Man of the Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2008
1. Old Man of the Mountain Marker
Inscription. Old Man of the Mountain “The Great Stone Face” 48 ft. from forehead to chin 1200 ft. above Profile Lake 3200 ft. above sea level First seen by white men in 1805
 
Location. 44° 9.941′ N, 71° 40.617′ W. Marker is in Franconia, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 93. Touch for map. The marker is in the Old Man of the Mountain Historic Site in Franconia Notch State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Franconia NH 03580, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Why is it called A NOTCH? (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Old Man of the Mountain (about 500 feet away); A Delicate Balance (about 500 feet away); Franconia Notch (about 500 feet away); Profile Lake (about 600 feet away); Landslides (about 600 feet away); Eagle Cliff (about 600 feet away); The Appalachian Trail (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franconia.
 
Also see . . .  Old Man of the Mountain - Cannon The Living Legend. The rock face collapsed May 3, 2003. (Submitted on July 24, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Old Man of the Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2008
2. Old Man of the Mountain Marker
An earlier version added "The New Hampshire State Symbol" at the very bottom.
If Daniel Webster didn't say it, he should have. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2008
3. If Daniel Webster didn't say it, he should have.
The Old Man of the Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1997
4. The Old Man of the Mountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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