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100 Views of Mount Monadnock

15

Jan

From Abbot Thayer to Mark Twain, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, the dramatic views of Mount Monadnock in southwest New Hampshire have captivated people for centuries. The “Mountain That Stands Alone” continues to hold rank as the second most climbed mountain in the world behind Mt. Fuji, drawing an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 …

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New Year’s Resolution: 10 Fire Tower Sites in the Monadnock Region

7

Jan

At the beginning of the each year many of us like to make resolutions for all the things we want to accomplish. Most of them have to do with practicing healthier habits, losing weight, getting in shape. All worthy, but we leave those for our friends at Healthy Monadnock to write about. At Discover Monadnock, …

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The Gift of Celebrating Christmas in the Monadnock Region

23

Dec

Listening to acapella by candle light in Keene. Watching the Nutcracker stream live from Moscow at Peterborough Players. Cutting your own christmas tree at Carabee Tree Farm in Greenfield. Finding fresh local winter greens at Farmer John’s Plot in Dublin. Treating your loved ones to a gourmet 5-course holiday luncheon at Pickity Place in Mason. …

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A Holiday Music Roundup for the Monadnock Region

10

Dec

From elementary school sing-alongs to Christmas night contra dances, the most beloved holiday songs can be heard joyfully emanating from concert venues across the Monadnock region. These annual celebrations remind us that it doesn’t matter if you’re listening in a school auditorium, church, museum, pub, town hall or an iconic theater. That musical traditions bring …

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Monadnock Region Snow Forecast: Yes it’s coming! 7 Fun Winter Destinations

4

Dec

Waiting for snow? You’re not alone. Mild late autumn temperatures mean outdoor, cold-weather enthusiasts of all ages are chomping at the bit to suit up – and participate in their favorite winter sports. Skating. Skiing. Snowboarding. Sledding. Snowshoeing. Winter Hiking. Sleighrides. Ice Racing. The list of winter activities is endless as long as you’re bundled …

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Jaffrey Ice Racing Association

Jaffrey Ice Racing Association: A Winter Tradition

5

Mar

You walk slowly across a frozen lake towards a distant oval that emerges from the thick snow. It’s so cold you can see your breathe but no one around you seems to notice. They all seem excited. The top layer of ice and snow crunches as you trek forward taking in the scene. You can here the …

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5 Fun Things to Do in Jaffrey, New Hampshire

16

Jan

Jaffrey, New Hampshire is one of the state’s oldest towns, boasting beautiful, scenic forests and one of the most prestine veiw of the Mount Monadnock. Jaffrey is nestled in-between Peterborough and Ringe within Cheshire County. The town seems to perfectly balance the draws of a rural town with enough attractions and businesses to keep people from …

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