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Preserving the History & Heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee & Vicinity


Steamboating on nineteenth-century Winnipesaukee was big business. Compared with the dusty dirt roads that linked the towns of the Lakes Region, water travel was fast and luxurious, and steamboats were the accepted form of transportation there for decades. Excerpt from Steamboats - An Introduction

Photo courtesy of the Thom Hindle Collection

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More About Winni Steamboats
History of Winni Steamboats
  Places to Visit

1. Steamboats - An Introduction

2. History of MS/MT Washington

3. Excerpts from Farewell Old Mt. Washington

4. The Grand Old Steamer Mount Washington

5. The Early Steamboats

6. Shipping on Winnipesaukee

7. Belle of the Wave

S.S Mount Washington II

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