Swift River Covered Bridge

GPS: 43.984828 -71.119419 CONWAY If you live in New England, you probably already know that Conway serves as a gateway to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. From summer through autumn, this town of 10,000 residents experiences a huge influx of visitors from all over the world who come to enjoy the mountains. In 1765, […]

Flume Covered Bridge

GPS: 44.099258 -71.676944 THE FLUME The Flume Gorge is a popular tourist destination at Franconia Notch State Park, in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The gorge is a spectacular national chasm with a two-mile nature walk that includes views of covered bridges, waterfalls, and glacial pools — all in a beautiful […]

Henniker Covered Bridge

New England College Covered Bridge

GPS: 43.178985 -71.821924 HENNIKER The Only Henniker On Earth. That’s what they claim about this little New Hampshire town along the Contoocook River. According to town historians, no other community in the world bears its name. Henniker was permanently settled in 1761, preserving its quaint town vibes to this day. Earlier settlements were attempted but […]

Claiborne Pell Bridge

Sun rising under the Newport Bridge

GPS: 41.510071 -71.358591 CONANICUT ISLAND Conanicut Island is the second largest island in Narragansett Bay. It was named for Chief Canonicus of the Narragansett tribe, who inhabited the island in the early 1600s. The largest Native cemetery in New England is found here, with artifacts spanning a three-thousand year period. On the east side, Conanicut […]

Gifford Covered Bridge

C.K. Smith Covered Bridge

GPS: 43.916050 -72.554702 RANDOLPH The small town of Randolph is located in central Vermont. It was first settled in 1778 as Middlesex, but later renamed in recognition of Edmund Randolph, the first United States Attorney General. These days, Randolph is a commercial center for smaller, rural farming communities in the vicinity. The village area is […]

Stark Village

Christmas lights in Stark, New Hampshire

GPS: 44.600580 -71.407483 STARK VILLAGE Situated in northwest New Hampshire, the village of Stark features a little historic church and a famous covered bridge. The two frequently-photographed structures sit within striking distance of each other, on the Upper Ammonoosuc River. A few historical anecdotes about Stark are worth mentioning here. The village was originally incorporated […]

Kidney Pool

GPS: 43.067834 -70.693611 The land comprising Fort Foster Park in Kittery, Maine, was acquired by the military for coastal protection in 1872. But today, the public park is accessible to all. This is a great location for sunset. Sinuous sand patterns grace the foreground at low tide (as in this image), and shapely rocks adorn […]

Bridge on a Hill

GPS: 44.423027 -72.267254 New England is full of covered bridges. But all too often, these historic structures are burdened with ugly telephone poles and utility cables. Consequently, few of the remaining bridges are photogenic. But the A.M. Foster Bridge in Cabot, Vermont, is a rare exception. The little bridge is a replica of the Martin […]

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