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.
Scenarios for the Old Man’s demise included a slight earthquake that would set off a big slide, a dynamite explosion or sonic boom.
North Country nomenclature is a mix of history, legend and imagination. It’s an anchor to way things were and perceived a few centuries ago. It’s part of the character of the land.
LISBON, NH – Who knows what the future would have held for Harry Chandler were it not for a college dare and a vat of starch. Maybe he would have found another reason to leave New Hampshire and head west to southern California. Chandler’s future was set when, as a Dartmouth College student, he…