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The Kancamagus Highway | History of New Hampshire’s Scenic Corridor

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From Yankee’s Ultimate Guide to Autumn 2000 Anchored in the east by Conway Village and to the west... Read More »

The Leaf Seeker: Jeff Folger

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It’s the church steeple that causes Jeff Folger, a.k.a. Jeff “Foliage,” Yankee‘s compulsive foliage blogger, to spin his... Read More »

The Legacy | Marys Farm

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My late husband, Paul, came from a big clan. His mother was somewhere in the middle of a... Read More »

The Lobster Shack at Two Lights

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Don’t miss this one for the atmosphere: open ocean, battered cliffs, foghorns, wind, and crashing waves. 225 Two... Read More »

The Long-Dead Native Language Wopânâak is Revived

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Kuweeqâhsun … This was the first word that Jessie Little Doe Baird spoke to her daughter, Mae, the... Read More »

The Man Who Saves Covered Bridges

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  In the spring of 1954, Milton Graton landed a job that would change his life and the... Read More »

The Man Who Watches Bears | Here in New England

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The bears will soon be here. Ben Kilham is confident of that. It’s a mild evening in early... Read More »

The Monadnock Roar

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Yankee classic from November 1990 You’ve never heard of Eliot Elanman. It’s not even his real name. I... Read More »

The Monster Seats

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62 The Monster Seats Architect Janet Marie Smith hit a grand slam with this idea. Sometime between now... Read More »

The Night Before Christmas

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This Christmas Eve, as we do every year, my family will enjoy a meal and some early presents... Read More »

The Northern Pass Project | ‘My Roots Are Deeper than Your Pockets’

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Lynne Placey is a 66-year-old widow who loves teaching piano in her small house in Stewartstown, New Hampshire.... Read More »

The Old Ship Meeting House | Local Treasure

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On Sunday morning, the doors of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, swing open to embrace... Read More »

The Pitcairn-Putnam Pistols

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In 1879, the granddaughter-in-law of Revolutionary War hero Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790) donated “these memorials of the... Read More »

The Press Room | Poetry in Portsmouth, NH

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In Portsmouth, NH, the Press Room bar’s simple wooden tables are crowded with young and old, unified only... Read More »

The Red Seat

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29 The Red Seat Section 42, row 37, seat 21 — the Red Seat. Patrons thinking about sitting... Read More »

The Restorer

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The water still calls to him. Nearly 40 years living in Down East Maine hasn’t changed that for... Read More »

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

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The Rhode Island Red breed began in Adamsville (a village of Little Compton), Rhode Island, in 1854, when... Read More »

The RPM Challenge in Portsmouth, NH

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The proposition seems impossible at worst, masochistic at best, but the RPM Challenge continues to draw in the... Read More »

The Sandwich Creamery

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You make your way down winding country roads to come here. The buildings are rustic and the cows... Read More »

The Sound of Spring on the Connecticut Shoreline

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Time stands still in all the best places, but only for so long. As spring melts into Long... Read More »

The Southington Drive-In | Nostalgic Movie Fun

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With only 20 drive-in theatres left in New England, Connecticut’s Southington Drive-In is turning nostalgic movie fun into... Read More »

The Special Sounds of Winter

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You’ll Discover the Special Sounds of Winter Winter begins with a decisive snow. Spinning only a little, the... Read More »

The Sweet Eye-Opener | Allie’s Donuts

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The Providence metro area, epicenter of Little Rhody, has the greatest number of doughnut shops per capita in... Read More »

The Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England

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We chose 14 categories we felt best defined a great fall outing: color, scenery, vistas, water reflections, drives,... Read More »

The Toy Maker | Hand-Crafted Toys in Ogunquit, Maine

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William John Woods, a maker of exquisite toys and rattles, knows about fine lines. He works with the... Read More »

The Winterpills | Music Review

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The Winterpills blew onto the national music scene like a bitter wind with their hit single “Broken Arm.”... Read More »

The World at Your Fingertips | Old Number Six Book Depot

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Atop a forested New Hampshire hillside, up past an ancient snow-covered burial ground and a 19th-century railroad station,... Read More »



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