Around Swanzey: Swanzey, Ashuelot, Winchester, Richmond, by Pamela Apkarian-Russell

By Pamela Apkarian-Russell

Nestled opposed to the Massachusetts and Vermont borders are six New Hampshire groups principally unconnected with the remainder of their domestic nation. The picturesque bed room and summer season holiday groups of Swanzey, Ashuelot, Winchester, Richmond, Fitzwilliam, and Hinsdale all constructed from business or agricultural economies, even if this truth is lower than obvious this present day. The factories have approximately all vanished, and so has the intense wealth and glamorous way of life of former citizens like playwright Denman Thompson. Routes 10 and 12 are nonetheless the most roads that attach those cities, in spite of the fact that, and the Ashuelot River is slowly recuperating from years of toxins in a go back to its natural and usual country. in reality, the area�s previous home character turns out to have skilled a revival lately within the absence of significant undefined, and it turns into an increasing number of very important for citizens and travelers alike to be reminded of the area�s nineteenth-century financial improvement.

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