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Russell-Colbath Homestead

33 Kancamangus Hwy, White Mountain National Forest, Conway, NH 03818-6019
+1 603-447-5448
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Trains of New England bus trip

We stopped at the home on our trip down the Kancamagus Highway, for a walk, the lady who... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Buicklover
,
Alliston, Canada
GREAT STOP WITH AN INTERESTING STORY

We almost didn’t stop here but we’re so glad we did. The home was open to visitors and a delightful... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
dailywalk
,
Houston, TX
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
28 Oct 2017
“Trains of New England bus trip”
15 Oct 2017
“GREAT STOP WITH AN INTERESTING STORY”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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33 Kancamangus Hwy, White Mountain National Forest, Conway, NH 03818-6019
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We stopped at the home on our trip down the Kancamagus Highway, for a walk, the lady who volunteers there happened to come during our visit and told us the interesting story about the husband who disappeared for 42 years, leaving his wife and family,...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We almost didn’t stop here but we’re so glad we did. The home was open to visitors and a delightful guide was inside, demonstrating the brick oven in the kitchen and telling us the story about the couple who lived there. (The guide’s grandmother had...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We were exploring the Kancamagus highway and came upon the Russell-Colbath homestead. We were surprised that the house was open and even more surprised to find an official story teller inside. We spent a pleasant half hour hearing all about the history of the house...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were disappointed that the house wasn't open. We went on a Wednesday in early June. We enjoyed reading the signage, walking around area the site, and peeking into the windows of the house and the newly constructed barn. Being able to actually see the...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It's a nice historic place with an old cemetery near by but there are so many better things to do and see along this highway...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

A few days ago, whilst driving along the Kancamagus Highway, we stopped off at this rather unassuming historical house. There was only one other couple walking around the site so this added to the peace and authenticity of the site. There was a charming if...More

2  Thank Jill L
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

This small homestead is worthy of a visit. It gives visitors a glimpse into what life was like in the 1830's. Along with the family home, there's a wonderful old family graveyard, a newly built post and beam barn with picnic tables, and a short...More

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