Franconia Iron Works. Franconia New Hampshire.

The octagonal stone stack that is visible on the far bank of the Gale River is all that remains of a 200-year-old iron smelter shown on an 1805 map of Franconia. The New Hampshire Iron Factory Company rebuilt the original furnace several  times, adding hot blast after 1840 and extending…

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Henniker Covered Bridge Henniker, New Hampshire.

The Henniker bridge was built by Milton Graton and his son Arnold in 1972 using traditional methods. For example, the framed trusses were pulled across the river by a team of oxen. The bridge serves New England College and the community of Henniker as a footbridge across the Contoocook River.…

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Unitarian Universalist Church. Kennebunk Maine.

First established in 1753, our church has sat on its present site since 1773. It was the original town meeting hall and is located at a major crossroads in the center of town. It has served as a hub for various activities and community groups throughout its history, a tradition…

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Weir Farm National Historic Site

Weir Farm National Historic Site is located in Ridgefield and Wilton, Connecticut. It commemorates the life and work of American impressionist painter J. Alden Weir and other artists who stayed at the site or lived there, to include Childe Hassam, Albert Pinkham Ryder, John Singer Sargent, and John Twachtman. J.…

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Burkeville Covered Bridge. Conway, Massachusetts.

The Burkeville Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Conway, Massachusetts. It is a rare example of a multiple kingrod bridge with iron tensioning verticals (a modified Howe truss system), and one of a few 19th century covered bridges to survive in Massachusetts. The bridge was built in 1870…

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