Fence Building and Apple Cider

Fence Building and Apple Cider

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Since colonial times, when Yankee pioneers first planted villages and homesteads in New Hampshire's rugged hill country, the Granite State's rural settlers have cultivated a vibrant pastoral society. Bruce D. Heald offers a richly nostalgic recollection of the traditions, pastimes and storied names and locales that have helped New Hampshire's backwoodsmen carve out a unique identity. With stops to consider such classic northern New England activities as ice fishing, maple sugaring and blueberry picking, Memories from New Hampshire's Lakes and Mountains: Fence Building and Apple Cider takes the reader on a special journey through folk life during New Hampshire's olden days.I gave ten cents, an old jackknife and a fishing pole. It was a big plug with a ... I had a hard time closing the barn door. I wanted it closed tight. ... The barn activity building at Geneva Point Camp, Moultonboro, New Hampshire, 1943. The winter anbsp;...

Title:Fence Building and Apple Cider
Author:Bruce D. Heald
Publisher:The History Press - 2007


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