Alderbrook developed around a sawmill built by H.C. Libbey in 1877. The Village grew to include a post office, a dozen company-owned houses, a boarding house, school and railroad station. The mill employed as many as 40 to 60 men and cut as much as . . . — — Map (db m77642) HM
This house was built in 1893 for the William O. Kelner Family who named it The Gables. Builder S.D. Morgan graced this Queen Anne style home with lavish interior woodwork to include a six panel picture window on the landing of a uniquely detailed . . . — — Map (db m116540) HM
Built in 1886 for Glessner's daughter Frances (Fanny) who
at the time was 8 years old. In Mrs. Glessner's diaries it
mentions Fanny baking, jarring jams and hosting little tea
parties. The log cabin started out by the big house and was
moved . . . — — Map (db m155143) HM
Here at the Rocks, her family's summer estate, this Chicago heiress pursued her passion for criminology in the 1940s-50s with the creation of 20 miniature dioramas depicting actual crime scenes with detailed accuracy. Called the Nutshell Studies of . . . — — Map (db m155120) HM
Built as a Congregational Church in 1877 by the founding group of eight members, the building became the Maplewood Lodge I.O.O.F. in 1940. It has also served as the Rebekah Lodge.
A beautiful three faced clock kept village residents apprised of . . . — — Map (db m116524) HM
By 1920 the adjacent road, Rt. 302 was part of the Teddy Roosevelt (TR) Trail, which ran from Maine to Oregon. It was an important way for tourists to access the White Mountains. After the 1927 floods, many bridges needed to be . . . — — Map (db m44289) HM
This house was built in 1837. I. Gardner Ramsdell sold the home to Isaac Cruft, Bethlehem business leader, for $1300.
Mr. Cruft had built and operated the Maplewood Hotel from 1865 to 1890.
He also built The Cruft Block accoss Main Street from . . . — — Map (db m116521) HM
In 1857, John Sinclair a N.H. politician built a small, but well kept 8-10 room tavern and inn.
In succeeding years, it was enlarged and enlarged again to a capacity of 350 guests.
It was the second largest hotel in the area and boasted a huge . . . — — Map (db m116520) HM
General George T. Cruft presented the Town Building to Bethlehem in 1912. A plaque in the entrance hall lists residents who served in the Civil War (87 men left home and 57 returned).
Delphin Baker, a Bethlehem resident worked to advance the . . . — — Map (db m116537) HM