Just about every New Hampshire schoolchild learns about the Willey family and its sad fate on a stormy night in Crawford Notch.
In the days before radios, cell phones and satellite technology, the Bull Moose came about as a necessity.
Since Colebrook is as far north as one can get before touching Canada, most of these soldiers had fought for the Union. One did not.
In the year she was 9-years-old, she filled her apron time and again that spring with dirt and carried it to the top of what is known as Great Rock.
For the most part, Marty Hewson came to know most of the people who come through and for those he didn’t, he always had the time to make sure they were not smuggling guns, alcohol or people into America.
When the man set out into the snowy land, it was the last time anyone would see him alive.
It is a testament to a man who so loved the church, that he bought it in 1940.
In the cover of darkness and a shroud of rain and fog, the Old Man of the Mountains gave up his stony, silent vigil as the beloved and venerable symbol of the Granite State sometime Friday night.