New Hampshire Curiosities

New Hampshire Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

eBook - 2011 | Second edition.
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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places,and things the Granite State has to offer. Whether you're a born-and-raised New Hampshirite, a recent transplant, or just passing through, New Hampshire Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Eric Jones takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Granite State. Meet the state's Official Gull Harasser (Uh-huh, it's a government job); a man who made 2,850 consecutive ascents of Mount Monadnock; and Dean Kamen, New Hampshire's very own twenty-first-century Thomas Edison. Lament the passing of the state-sponsored Roadkill Auction, where the frozen carcasses of everything from bobcat to black bear were available to the highest bidder—until a rabies outbreak put an end to this time-honored tradition. Visit the Exeter UFO Festival--an annual event in the town that saw one of the most impressive UFO sightings on record, in September 1965 and the 1804 grave of a soldier's amputated leg.
Publisher: Guilford, CT : GPP, [2011]
Edition: Second edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780762768455
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 327 pages) :,illustrations, maps.


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