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Bruce D. Heald Ph.D.'s Around Squam Lake (Images of America) PDF

By Bruce D. Heald Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 0738510017

ISBN-13: 9780738510019

ISBN-10: 1531606342

ISBN-13: 9781531606343

positioned within the foothills of the White Mountains, Squam Lake used to be no longer stumbled on through English settlers till the mid-1700s. although, the lake region had lengthy been inhabited through the Abenaki kingdom of the Algonquin Federation. those humans referred to as the waters Kees-ee-hunk-nip-ee, that means "goose lake within the highlands" (later shortened to Kusumpy or Casumpa) and in addition Asquam, that means "water." The latter identify was once finally shortened to turn into Squam Lake. With greater than 2 hundred infrequent photographs, round Squam Lake celebrates the wonder, the geology, and the heritage of Squam Valley. The e-book comprises early local American lore and the sluggish improvement of what are referred to as the 5 Towns-namely, Moultonboro, Sandwich, Holderness, heart Harbor, and Ashland. It displays upon "big" Squam Lake and Little Squam Lake (where On Golden Pond was once filmed), highlighting the coastline issues and coves, the succession of islands that dot the skin, and the encompassing mountains, which come with the Squam Mountain diversity, the Sandwich diversity, and purple Hill, which rises on the head of the valley.

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