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Ashuelot Covered Bridge
Ashuelot Covered Bridge
Scenic in Winchester, NH USA

The Ashuelot covered bridge is considered by local historians to be one of New Hampshire's most elaborate covered bridges. The original purpose of the bridge was to transport wood across the river for use by the Ashuelot Railroad.


Barrett House
Barrett House things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Historic Site in New Ipswich, NH USA

Barrett House, also known as Forest Hall, was built c. 1800 by Charles Barrett Sr. for his son Charles Jr. and daughter-in-law Martha Minot on the occasion of their marriage.

Carlton Bridge
Carlton Bridge
Scenic in Swanzey, NH USA

Town records indicate the original bridge at this site was constructed in 1789, however, the exact date has not been verified. The current bridge was built in 1869.

Coombs Covered Bridge
Coombs Covered Bridge
Scenic in Winchester, NH USA

The bridge was named after its original builder and owner, Anthony Coombs. The Coombs Bridge once played an important role in both the social and commercial development of the area.

County Covered Bridge
County Covered Bridge
Scenic in Hancock, NH USA

In 1852, a Long truss covered bridge was built on this site by Charles Gray of Hancock. In March 1936, a disastrous flood damaged the bridge beyond repair.


Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site
Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site
Historic Site in Hillsborough, NH USA

Franklin Pierce Homestead is operated by the Hillsborough Historical Society, is the boyhood home of America's fourteenth president and is a spacious and beautiful, federal style country home.

Frye's Measure Mill
Frye's Measure Mill things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Tour in Wilton, NH USA

Welcome to Frye's Measure Mill. Now an historic landmark recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Frye's Measure Mill has been water powered since the 1850's.

Horatio Colony Nature Preserve
Horatio Colony Nature Preserve
Nature in Keene, NH USA

615 acres of woodlands, streams, and upland swamps are open to the public daily from dawn to dusk for nature study and recreation. 3 1/2 miles of hiking trails. Trail guide available.

Mariposa Museum
Mariposa Museum things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Museum in Peterborough, NH USA

Located in the old historic Baptist Church building in downtown Peterborough, we are a hands-on museum of folk culture: folk art, textiles, costumes, art, puppets, toys and instruments from around the world.


Mcdermott Covered Bridge
Mcdermott Covered Bridge
Scenic in Alstead, NH USA

Three bridges previously stood on this site. They were built in 1790, 1814, and 1840 and were all of the pole and plank type. The current bridge, built in 1869, was of a type patented by Sanford Granger in 1833.

Sawyers Crossing Coverd Bridge
Sawyers Crossing Coverd Bridge
Scenic in Swanzey, NH USA

According to the History of Swanzey by Benjamin Read, this structure is also known by the name Cresson. The bridge was reconstructed in 1859 at a cost of $1,735.94. The event was celebrated with a big dance held right on the bridge.

Slate Covered Bridge
Slate Covered Bridge
Scenic in Swanzey, NH USA

The bridge name originates from the Slate family who lived on a farm along the river north of the bridge. It is the second bridge on this location, the first having been built around 1800.

Keene Art Walk
Keene Art Walk
Art Gallery in Keene, NH USA

Outdoor Art Gallery featuring local artists Join over sixty New Hampshire artists as downtown Keene is turned into an outdoor gallery.

MAAA Art in the Park
MAAA Art in the Park
Art Gallery in Keene, NH USA

Art in the Park, a two day public outdoor art show. The Monadnock Area Artist’s Association annual Art in the Park, a two day public outdoor art show in the lovely garden walkways of Ashuelot River Park on West Street in Keene. This is a judged exhibition held on Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend.

Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Art Gallery in Keene, NH USA

Art from the Gallery's Permanet Collection This summer, Thorne director Brian Wallace will select and install pieces from across the gallery's collection that in one way or another connect to the idea or the experience of summer.

Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Art Gallery in Keene, NH USA

Biennial Regional Juror's Choice Exhibition 6/3-9/3/17 Artists working in all media, who's work was completed after 2014, and who live within a 40 mile radius of Keene were invited to submit up to 6 pieces of art. Juror Alexandra Foradas, assistant curator at Mass MOCO selected the work for the 2017 Biennial Exhibition.

Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Art Gallery in Keene, NH USA

60 Years of Painting by Robert S Neuman


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