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The Encyclopedia of Fall: M is for Mohawk Trail

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Photo Credit: Library of Congress The fast way to reach the Berkshires from the east is to hop... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: N is for No No-See-Ums

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Itchless in Autumn With early autumn’s frosty blast, Our ankles whisper, “Free at last!” The only place you’ll... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: P is for Pumpkin Festival

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Autumn is, of course, pumpkin season. And nowhere is it longed for and worshiped more than in Maine... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: Q is for Quabbin

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The creation of the Quabbin Reservoir in central Massachusetts came with a cost: The sites of four communities... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: R is for Raking

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The popularity of the rake as a lawn-manicuring device coincided with the post-World War II boom in suburban... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: S is for Shutterbug

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In 1935, Kodak introduced modern color film and along the way sparked a foliage-photography revolution. Nothing brought out... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: T is for Tunbridge World’s Fair

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At first glance, the little east-central Vermont town of Tunbridge, population 1,300 or so, seems a little big... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: U is for Up-Up

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Ten years have passed, and still I remember the sensation of floating above the Pioneer Valley, as if... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: V is for Vineyard

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The idea of locally made wine remains a head-scratcher to most New Englanders, and to the average visitor... Read More »

The Fisk-Carlton

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7 The Fisk-Carlton I owe a long-overdue apology to a college professor for an early morning class I... Read More »

The Grumman-St. John House

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The Grumman-St. John House has witnessed more than 265 years of Norwalk’s history and even survived the burning... Read More »

The Guide and the Allagash

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Read more: Wooden and Canvas Canoes This Yankee Classic is from July/August 2001 Gil Gilpatrick lifts the last... Read More »

The Gun That Built Hartford

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“The good people of this world are very far from being satisfied with each other, and my arms... Read More »

The Hunt for the Perfect Foliage Shot

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New England presents myriad photo opportunities in autumn for those people patient enough to seek them out. So... Read More »

The Kaddish Project by Lawrence Siegel

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“Tikkun olam”: to heal the world. That’s the auspicious goal of the New Hampshire-based Kaddish Project, named for... 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 Migis Touch: Creating the Lodge Look

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Joan and Tim Porta have literally made a career of interior decorating. They travel to several gift shows... 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 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 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 »



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