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Historical Markers in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

 
Clickable Map of Coos County, New Hampshire and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Coos County, NH (59) Carroll County, NH (42) Grafton County, NH (146) Oxford County, ME (4) Essex County, VT (16)  CoosCounty(59) Coos County (59)  CarrollCounty(42) Carroll County (42)  GraftonCounty(146) Grafton County (146)  OxfordCountyMaine(4) Oxford County (4)  EssexCountyVermont(16) Essex County (16)
Lancaster is the county seat for Coos County
Bretton Woods is in Coos County
      Coos County (59)  
ADJACENT TO COOS COUNTY
      Carroll County (42)  
      Grafton County (146)  
      Oxford County, Maine (4)  
      Essex County, Vermont (16)  
 
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1New Hampshire (Coos County), Bretton Woods — Crawford Notch"A Great Artery"
A main route to Mount Washington was through Crawford Notch, which follows the Saco River to Saco Lake-just southeast of here. Like much of the rest of northern New England, Crawford Notch was part of the homeland of the Abenaki tribe of . . . Map (db m162621) HM
2New Hampshire (Coos County), Bretton Woods — Executive Councilor Raymond S. Burton
Friends, colleagues, and admirers of executive councilor Raymond s. Burton gathered here on November 1, 2013, against a backdrop of the famed Mount Washington Hotel, the path of the famous cog railway and the majestic presidential range, . . . Map (db m162612) HM
3New Hampshire (Coos County), Bretton Woods — Mount Washington(Elevation 6,288 Feet)
Mount Washington is the highest mountain in the northeastern United States. Part of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, it was named for George Washington. It was first scaled by Europeans in 1642. Ethan Allen Crawford and . . . Map (db m162616) HM
4New Hampshire (Coos County), Bretton Woods — The Mount Washington Hotel
"Comfortable Quarters and a Good Table"... accommodating visitors to the White Mountains The rugged mountain tops, fearful chasms and beautiful intervals” of the White Mountains have beckoned visitors since the early 1800s. . . . Map (db m162614) HM
5New Hampshire (Coos County), Bretton Woods — The Old HeroPeppersass - No. 1
This is the first engine used on this road. Weight only 4 tons. Cost but $3,000.00. Was brought here in sections through the woods by ox teams from Fabyan Place. It has carried a load of 60 persons up the mountain at once and has worn itself out . . . Map (db m125195) HM
 
 
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022