Links and Resources
White Mountain History
A fantastic informational resource with media and information on the white mountains.
Museum of the White Mountains
Opening in 2012, the museum “…will preserve and promote the unique history, culture, and environmental legacy of the region; as well as provide unique collections-based, archival, and digital learning resources serving researchers, students, and the public.”
“Peeling Back the Bark” Blog
The Forest History Society has asked Dr. Bob Healy, co-author with Bill Shands of the 1977 book The Lands Nobody Wanted to write a series of blog posts in which he’ll reflect on this classic book and the future of the eastern national forests. The posts will be hosted on the award winning “Peeling Back the Bark” blog.
“Protecting the Forest Exhibition”
This is a traveling exhibition that can also be found online. It is researched and developed by Plymouth State University.
Beyond Brown Paper
Images of early 20th century life in New Hampshire Forests
“As Time Passes Over the Land”
Paintings of the White Mountains
Click above for a comprehensive bibliography of The Weeks Act and the Creation of the White Mountain National Forest, courtesy of whitemountainhistory.org.
- David Govatski on First Annual Stanley Russell Howe Lecture: “Environmental Legacies: Land-Clearing, Forest Use, and Conservation in Northern New England, 1820-1920″
- Randall Bennett on First Annual Stanley Russell Howe Lecture: “Environmental Legacies: Land-Clearing, Forest Use, and Conservation in Northern New England, 1820-1920″
- L Kenerson on 1936 Weeks Act Commemorative WMNF Map
- Raynold Jackson on “The Early Pathmakers”
- Elizabeth Irwin on Welcome to WeeksLegacy.org!