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Mary Chapin Carpenter is known for hit tunes including “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He'll Keep Her.”

Mary Chapin Carpenter making tour stop at Lebanon Opera House

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Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame...

Aardvark Jazz Orchestra conjures big-band era in Claremont show

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The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra in its 4 p.m. concert Sunday at the Claremont Opera House will...

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon to care for any potential NH Ebola patients, state announces

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon has agreed to be the receiving hospital for the...

Worth keeping all these years later: A Churchill cigar (yes, that Churchill)

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Bob Gaudreault keeps lots of mementos from days long past in his old cigar box, which is from a day...

Lebanon begins search for new school superindendent

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The newly formed search committee for a new superintendent of the Lebanon School District met for...

Gov. Maggie Hassan is expected to light up Claremont's 250th sculpture Oct. 26.

Claremont to celebrate 250th with lighting of sculpture

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Gov. Maggie Hassan is set to throw the switch, lighting up the city's 250th anniversary sculpture...

Claremont gives volunteers time to collect items as assessment of JSL building continues

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The Claremont City Council has given Junior Sports League volunteers 60 days to remove personal...

Explore the Dartmouth - Lake Sunapee Region

Covered Bridges

Bement Bridge #14

The Bement Bridge is the newest of three bridges at this location. Stephen H. Long, a Hopkinton native and U.S. Army Engineer,...

Blacksmith Shop Bridge #21

The Blacksmith Shop Bridge was used by only one family and given its name because of its close proximity to a local blacksmith...

Blow Me Down Bridge #23

Located south of Route 12A, one and one-half miles southwest of Plainfield Village on Mill Road in "Squag City" in Cornish. The...

Cilleyville Bridge #16

The Cilleyville bridge was the last covered, and probably the shortest built in the Town of Andover. Located in the Cilleyville...

Corbin Bridge #17

Destroyed by arson on May 27, 1993, the residents of Newport and surrounding communities donated time and resources to rebild the...

Cornish-Windsor Bridge #20

The Cornish-Windsor Bridge is the longest wooden covered bridge in the United States and the longest two-span covered bridge in...

Dalton Bridge #12

The structure was built in 183 by Joshua Sanborn. George Sawyer and Walter S. Davis built the abutments. It is one of the oldest...

Dingleton Hill Bridge #22

The Dingleton Hill bridge was built by James Tasker, who is known to have built at least eleven bridges in the area. It was...

Edgell Bridge #25

The Edgell Bridge was built by Walter Piper when he was just eighteen years old. It was assembled on the town common and moved...

Keniston Bridge #15

The Keniston Bridge was built by Albert R. Hamilton. The bridge's name came from a prominent family of that name who lived for...

McDermott Bridge #18

Three bridges previously stood on the site of the McDermott Bridge, which is also known as the Cold River Bridge. They were...

Meriden Bridge #24

The Meriden Bridge, also known as the Mill Bridge, spans the Blood Brook. The current bridge is the third one on this site. The...

Packard Hill Bridge #67

Between 1780 and 1790 an open timber bridge without railings was constructed at this location for Ichabod Packard. The bridge...

Pier Bridge #57

The current bridge was built in 1907 by the Boston and Maine Railroad to replace a wood lattice bridge constructed in 1871-1872...

Prentiss Bridge #19

The Prentiss Bridge, which spans Great Brook, was built by Albert S. Granger. This Town lattice truss, built in 1874, is the...

Waterloo Bridge #13

The structure was completely rebuilt in 1857 by Dutton Woods of Contoocook. It was rebuilt a second time in 1970, at a cost of...

Wright's Bridge #58

The bridge was built in 1906 by the Bridge and Building Department of the Boston and Maine Railroad. It replaced a wooden bridge...

Attractions

M.V. Mount Sunapee II Boat Tours

Experience the fun of a boat ride on the MT Sunapee II.

Muster Field Farm Museum

The Muster Field Farm Museum was established for educational purposes to promote and encourage the history of New Hampshire...

New London Barn Playhouse

The Barn Playhouse, founded in 1933, is a prominent summer-stock theater that provides nightly entertainment throughout the...

Ruggles Mine

In 1803 Sam Ruggles discovered Mica in Grafton.

The Fells, John Hay National Wildlife Refuge

Lake Sunapee summer home of John Hay, private secretary to President Lincoln and Secretary of State under McKinley and Theodore...

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Education and Cultural Center is situated on 100 acres of field, wetlands and forest and lies at...

Hood Museum of Art

The Hood Museum of Art is located on the campus of Dartmouth College.

Fort at No. 4 Living History Museum

Visit the replica of the fortified village of No. 4, which, in 1740, was the most northwestern settlement in New England.

Flying Yankee

On February 9, 1935, at the height of the Great Depression, a new train arrived in New England to lift people's spirits and take...

Enfield Shaker Museum

The Shakers established their Chosen Vale here in 1793, with majestic buildings and gardens. Walking tours of the historic...

Charlestown Main Street Historic District

The Charlestown Historic District contains 62 structures on and around Main Street.

State Parks and Beaches

Winslow State Park

Winslow State Park is located on the northwest slope of Mt. Kearsarge in Wilmot, New Hampshire. The picnic area is on an...

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area is a unique example of nature's powerful yet delicate artistry. The Cockermouth River carved a...

Rollins State Park

Located in the town of Warner, Rollins State Park is situated on the south slope of Mt. Kearsarge.

Pillsbury State Park

Heavily wooded and sprinkled with several ponds and wetlands, Pillsbury State Park is one of the more primitive and lesser known...

Mount Sunapee State Park

This major recreation area in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region offers year-round activities. In the winter, alpine skiing is...

Gardner Memorial Wayside Park

Gardner Memorial Wayside Park is part of Gile State Forest, which spans 6,675 acres. The Wayside includes a memorial to Walter C.

Historic Markers

John Sargent Pillsbury - Sutton, New Hampshire John Sargent Pillsbury

Marker Number: 44

Kimball Union Academy - Plainfield, New Hampshire Kimball Union Academy

Marker Number: 77

Cornish-Windsor Bridge - Cornish, New Hampshire Cornish-Windsor Bridge

Marker Number: 158

Colonial Grant

Marker Number: 107

Pierce Manse - Concord, New Hampshire Pierce Manse

Marker Number: 125

Potter Place - Andover, New Hampshire Potter Place

Marker Number: 54

The Ridge - Orford, New Hampshire The Ridge

Marker Number: 33

Salmon Portland Chase - Cornish, New Hampshire Salmon Portland Chase

Marker Number: 76

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Holderness, New Hampshire Sarah Josepha Buell Hale

Marker Number: 6

Center Meeting House

Marker Number: 81

Captain John W. Gunnison

Marker Number: 140

Canaan Street - Canaan, New Hampshire Canaan Street

Marker Number: 21

Bradford Center - Bradford, New Hampshire Bradford Center

Marker Number: 108

Union Church - Claremont, NH Union Church

Marker Number: 57

Winston Churchill

Marker Number: 16

First Roman Catholic Church

Marker Number: 41

Mason's Patent

Marker Number: 40

Waterfalls

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region waterfalls

Visit Acworth Gorge in Acworth or Cascading Falls in Wentworth Village.

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Forests

Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region Forests

Hikers will find miles of hiking trails, winding through pine and oak forests, abandoned fields, pastures and orchards.

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Farmers Market Open in Downtown Hanover

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Bring home the makings for a fresh, locally-grown meal or grab a snack, straight from the farm to the table.