What’s In A Name? White Mountains National Forest.

Episode 139,   Apr 03, 2023, 04:00 AM

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Who are you? One of the most basic questions at face value, but amongst the deepest and most thought-provoking, soul-searching prompts there is. Most commonly when asked this – you respond simply with your name. Our names are an incredibly important piece of our identity. We take pride in them and pass them on to future generations to honor the ones we love that came before. Today we visit our home state of New Hampshire to visit the White Mountains National Forest to investigate some of the darker tales that led to the naming of some of its most celebrated features.

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Sources Lost New England, Atlas Obscura, Outdoors, Plymouth University, Bartlett History, National Forest Foundation, Boston Globe, Federal Highway Administration, Wikipedia, Chocorua Lake Conservancy