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New Hampshire Lakes Region History in Pictures
Vintage Photos Turned into Books about the History of the Lakes Region in New Hampshire
Learn about the history of New Hampshire with these informative and entertaining books filled with old-time photos. They make fascinating reading and are a great addition to your home library.
Arcadia Publishing helps individuals and historical groups publish local histories filled with vintage photos. These books make available a wealth of historic photos that have languished in drawers and boxes for sometimes a hundred years. Quite a few communities in New Hampshire's lakes region are showcased in Arcadia's Images of America series.
This vintage photo shows Paddle Wheel Steamer Mt. Washington by mapshoppe.
You'll Find Scenes from New Hampshire's Past - Like this photo showing "Haying in New England 1900"
Vintage scene available from Zazzle: Haying in New England - Vintage 1900 by scenesfromthepast
I Love New England
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Towns in the Lake Region with a History Book Published by Arcadia
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The Mount Washington Still Takes Passengers on the Lake
Lake Winnipesaukee - New Hampshire history in photos
From the early indians to the frontiersman to the hardy people of New England living in small villages, this history has them all covered. The author documents the region with 150 old photos. Learn about the start of the summer camps, the businesses and recreation around Lake Winnipesaukee in the early days.
My Photo of a New Hampshire Lake
Boats and Ports of Lake Winnipesaukee - New Hampshire History in Pictures
Summer visitors have flocked to the Lake Winnipesaukee region for generations. With views of the mountains, clear water for pleasure boaters and the steamboats for passengers and many summer homes, the area has many attractions.
It's history goes back very early and this book features vintage photos of the ports on the lake and the variety of watercraft.
A Cemetery Photo That I Took in NH
Cemeteries Around Lake Winnipesaukee
There are fascinating stories to be learned about the old cemeteries around Lake Winnipesaukee. Find out from this book about the Native Americans who preceded the early settlers. There are pictures and stories of ministers, old soldiers, doctors and colorful deaths and sad stories.
I find old cemeteries and the carved headstones quite intriguing. This includes cemeteries from Wolfboro, Meredith, Laconia and so on around the lake.
The Doctor's House in Wakefield, NH
Wakefield and Brookfield
Filled with delightful images of long ago New Hampshire, this photo history does an excellent job of entertaining and informing. The old photos are well-captioned and lead the reader through the development of the Wakefield-Brookfield villages including colonial experiences, the mills, early camps around the lakes, the importance of the railroad, and the ice industry. I was amazed that 25 railroad cars of ice left the area daily during the peak of the ice harvesting, before modern refrigeration.
What a treat to see long ago families in their old-fashioned clothing, old schoolhouses, and other scenes of bygone times. I loved it. (review by Virginia Allain)
The Lower Mount Washington Valley - New Hampshire history with photos
Delight in the historic photos of Tamworth, Albany and Ossipee, New Hampshire. The scenes include old schools, libraries, general stores, railroad stations, churches and a lumber mill. I liked the photo from 1900 showing a horse-drawn stage bringing summer visitors to Tamworth.
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- Getting Published: Making a Arcadia Local History Book
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- How to Write a Local History Book - Museums
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- Arcadia Publishing Authors - Proposals - Submission Guidelines | Arcadia Publishing
If you have a history topic that you'd like to publish, take a look at their guidelines for submission.
© 2010 Virginia Allain