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

Franconia Notch

 
 
Franconia Notch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2008
1. Franconia Notch Marker
Inscription.

State of New Hampshire
Franconia Notch
Forest Reservation and Memorial Park
Acquired with funds appropriated by the legislature of 1925 and the donations of Fifteen thousand contributors secured through The Society for Protection of New Hampshire Forests
Dedicated as a memorial to the Men and women of New Hampshire who served the nation in times of war.
September 1928

 
Location. 44° 9.949′ N, 71° 40.733′ 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? (here, next to this marker); The Old Man of the Mountain (here, next to this marker); A Delicate Balance (here, next to this marker); Profile Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Landslides (within shouting distance of this marker); Eagle Cliff (within shouting distance of this marker); a
The marker at Profile Lake, the Old Man of the Mountain site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2008
2. The marker at Profile Lake, the Old Man of the Mountain site
different marker also named Old Man of the Mountain (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Appalachian Trail (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franconia.
 
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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 126 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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