Population: 813

Settled: 1764

Gilsum, New Hampshire is a picturesque town located in the southwestern part of the state. Visitors can explore the town's charming village center, which boasts several well-preserved colonial buildings, and enjoy hiking remote trails and fishing from the historic stone arch bridge. The town is also home to several antique shops and craft fairs, making it a great destination for collectors and artisans.

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6 Activities for a Day in Gilsum, NH

November 8, 2023

Visit the quiet, healing town of Gilsum, New Hampshire. With tranquil and hidden nature getaways, interesting history, and fun annual events, Gilsum will make a pleasant day trip if you know where to go! Fun fact: Gilsum is home to organic skin and body care company Badger Balm. Enjoy Peaceful Nature Spots The Sustainability Project,

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100 Views of Mount Monadnock

January 15, 2016

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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The Gift of Celebrating Christmas in the Monadnock Region

December 23, 2015

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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