New Hampshire
Celebrating the Autumn Tapestry and History of New Hampshire
With autumn’s brilliance as your backdrop, witness the essence of New England in New Hampshire’s Monadnock region, discovering historic towns, Colonial traditions and covered bridges.
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Program No. 10551RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Explore the incredible beauty of southern New Hampshire as you journey through the breathtaking autumn tapestry of the Monadnock region. Immerse yourself in the history and stories of the people who have made this mountainous region their home during field trips to the historic towns of Harrisville, Nelson and Jaffrey. Ride across historic covered bridges and learn about their importance, and delight in New Hampshire’s music and dance traditions.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile on some uneven surfaces; optional hikes. Choices will always be given to accommodate interests and physical abilities.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Delight in the vibrant reds, ambers and golds of the New Hampshire landscape during a day of autumn leaf peeping.
  • Enjoy traditional NH music and dance presented by a legendary fiddler, storyteller and keeper of the dance.
  • Visit the historic towns of Nelson and Harrisville along with the Cathedral of the Pines, a beautiful outdoor sanctuary that also serves as a memorial to the nation’s fallen soldiers.
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Alan Rumrill
Alan Rumrill is the executive director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County. Born in New Hampshire, Alan has a degree in history and has specialized in the history of the Monadnock region. "Monadnock Moments" will be part of the resources he will use from his weekly radio program to present stories of special people and places in southwest New Hampshire.
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Steve Hooper
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Dudley Jacqueline Laufman
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Alan Rumrill
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