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The White Mountains are a mountain range that covers about a quarter of New Hampshire and some of Maine. The White Mountains include the highest peak in the northeast United States (Mount Washington) and are considered the most rugged of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Railways & Waterways Through the White Mountains by Bruce D. Heald.
The White Mountains and the area’s many lakes, rivers, and waterfalls have long been an attraction for thousands of visitors to this most scenic mount...
The White Mountains: Alps of New England by Randall H. Bennett.
The White Mountains are a fabled district-America's first tourist playground- and boasts the highest peaks in the Northeast along with the world's wor...
The Mount Washington Cog Railway Climbing the White Mountains of New Hampshire by Bruce D. Heald.
On July 3, 1869, the approximately three-mile track leading to the summit of picturesque Mount Washington in the White Mountains of New Hampshire open...
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson.
The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent for...