- Oct 15, 2004
A Personal Ode to the White Mountain School of Art
More than 400 artists are known to have painted in the White Mountains during the 19th century. My own relationship with the paintings of...
- Mar 29, 2001
Remembering Herta Schneider Fahrner
Remembering Herta Schneider Fahrner, who was an integral part of North Conway's skiing history.
- Nov 27, 1997
The Death of Chocorua The Story of the White Mountain Legend
Chief Chocorua’s Curse “May the Great Spirit curse you when he speaks in the clouds and his words are fire! May lightning blast your...
- Jul 3, 1997
Henry Seymour Conway – A Friend of Colonial America
Contrary to what some people believe, the face carved and painted in the wooden medallions at Conway Marketplace is not that of George...
- Jun 27, 1997
The Stone Walls of the Granite State
“Good fences make good neighbors,” contends Robert Frost’s working companion in the poet’s classic, “Mending Walls.” Although the...
- Jul 16, 1993
Mr. Postman--Send Me A Home The Mail-Order Houses From Sears
When Lewis and Gloria Aurelio first bought their shingle-and-clapboard home in Freedom in 1983, the couple had no idea of the historical...
- Jan 22, 1993
Tamworth’s Grover Cleveland Could Teach Modern Politicians a Thing or Two
When this story originally appeared in the Mountain Ear, its intro stated, "As the nation celebrates the beginning of the Clinton...
- Jul 2, 1992
Fryeburg Village’s Roving Houses
Fryeburg is known as the village of the roving houses. Many of the stately homes that line Main Street in this quaint Maine village once...
- Sep 4, 1987
North Conway Public Library Observes Milestone
Birthdays are a time for turning over a new leaf, a time to turn a new page in the book of one's life, so to speak. Pardon the literary...
- Feb 20, 1987
Diaries recorded life as it was more than 100 years ago
The 19th Century Revisited--One hundred and thirty years ago, Grover Cleveland was in his first term as president, there were 38 states...