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Historical Markers in Gorham, 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
Gorham 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), Gorham — Mount Washington SummitThe Highest Wind Ever Observed
The highest wind ever observed by man was recorded here. From 1932 to 1937 the Mt. Washington Conservatory was operated in the summit stage office then occupying this site in a great storm of April 12, 1934. The crew’s instruments measured a wind . . . Map (db m62065) HM
2New Hampshire (Coos County), Gorham — Northern Peaks of Presidential RangeMt. Washington State Park — Elevation 6288 —
The Appalachians are among the oldest mountains on Earth, reaching back more than 500 million years into time. The present chain which stretches from the Gaspe to Georgia once may have been higher than the Alps or the Rocky Mountains. Weather and . . . Map (db m125198) HM
3New Hampshire (Coos County), Gorham — Presidential Range
Local History The explorer Verrazano was the first European to view the White Mountains from his ship along the Atlantic coast in 1524. Darby Field was the first white man to climb Mt. Washington in 1642. The Indians called Mt. Washington . . . Map (db m125197) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022