There’s a road that’s been calling my name for a long time and I finally had the opportunity to explore it on a clear, cool, snowless March Saturday – perfect for cellar holing. It’s the road just above what is labeled as Great Pond in Piermont NH. Today this is known as Lake Tarleton, named after Colonel William Tarleton, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1791, and whose descendant’s farm is shown next to the lake. Another blog describes this as the Old Charlestown Road. The 1860 map shows 3 homesteads (J&J Webster, E Day, and J Goodwin) and the Cross Iron Ore Mine on or near this road.
The 1928 topo shows the road now as a track although it appears that there’s now a dirt road up to the iron mine and a building still near the J & J Webster farm.
So my first…
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