The waters of the Great North Woods have long been used for travel and transportation. Local bands of Wabanaki, "People of the Dawnland," traveled the Connecticut and Upper Ammonoosuc rivers in dugout, animal skin, and bark canoes. The rivers . . . — — Map (db m151931) HM
Visit the communities of the Great North Woods to
experience the history, natural beauty, and cultural heritage of
this extraordinarily diverse and complex region.
Easily-cultivated and stone-free soils alongside
the . . . — — Map (db m162557) HM
In the spring of 1944 a high fence and four guard towers transformed a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp on this site into New Hampshire's sole World War II prisoner of war camp. Approximately 250 German and Austrian soldiers, most captured . . . — — Map (db m87928) HM