By Bruce D. Heald Ph.D.

situated within the foothills of the White Mountains, Squam Lake was once now not stumbled on by means of English settlers till the mid-1700s. although, the lake region had lengthy been inhabited via the Abenaki state of the Algonquin Federation. those humans known as the waters Kees-ee-hunk-nip-ee, which means "goose lake within the highlands" (later shortened to Kusumpy or Casumpa) and in addition Asquam, that means "water." The latter identify was once finally shortened to turn into Squam Lake. With greater than 2 hundred infrequent photos, round Squam Lake celebrates the wonder, the geology, and the heritage of Squam Valley. The booklet contains early local American lore and the sluggish improvement of what are often called the 5 Towns-namely, Moultonboro, Sandwich, Holderness, middle Harbor, and Ashland. It displays upon "big" Squam Lake and Little Squam Lake (where On Golden Pond used to be filmed), highlighting the coastline issues and coves, the succession of islands that dot the skin, and the encircling mountains, which come with the Squam Mountain diversity, the Sandwich variety, and crimson Hill, which rises on the head of the valley.

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