Source:Kilbourne, Frederick Wilkinson. Chronicles of the White Mountains

Source Chronicles of the White Mountains
Author Kilbourne, Frederick Wilkinson
Place New Hampshire, United States
Maine, United States
Subject History
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Co.
Date issued 1916
Place issued Boston
Kilbourne, Frederick Wilkinson. Chronicles of the White Mountains. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916).
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Contents include:

I. Indian legend and history
II. Early explorers
III. First settlements and settlers: The Towns
IV. First settlements and settlers: The Solitary Places, The Willey Disaster
V. Further discoveries and explorations: Noted American visitors of the early days
VI. Some foreign visitors and their accounts of their tours of the White Mountains
VII. The early hotels and the beginnings of the region as a summer resort
VIII. The poets and painters in the White Hills
IX. The later scientific explorations of the Mountains
X. The coming of the railroads; Their later extensions
XI. The hotels on Mount Washington; The carriage road and the Mount Washington Railway; Hotels and shelters on other summits
XII. Some noteworthy White Mountain "characters"
XIII. Casualties on the presidential range: The terrible experience of Dr. Ball, Some destructive landslides
XIV. Winter ascents of Mount Washington; Winter occupation of Mount Moosilauke and Mt Washington; The US Signal Service on Mt. Washington
XV. Later hotels
XVI. Early trails and path-builders; The Appalachian Mountain Club and its work in the White Mountains
XVII. The great fire on Mount Washington; Other recent events of interest
XVIII. The lumber industry in the White Mountains; The peril of the forests; The White Mountain National Forest; Other reservations
XIX. The changes in the character of White Mountain travel and business in recent years