Matt Coughlan, the Crawford Path Project Manager for the White Mountain Trail Collective, invites anyone who wants to support and care for hiking trails in the White Mountains to join him on one of two Crawford Path work days, on August 3 & 24.
Do you know someone who would make a good candidate to serve on the CLC’s Board of Directors, or on a Board Committee? Share your ideas, by Tuesday, July 16, with Melissa Baldwin, Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee.
While local legend, created by white colonists and their descendants, has it that Mount Chocorua was named for a Native American Chief Chocorua, historical evidence does not support the legend or the notion that the mountain is named for any person. Historian Mary Ellen Lepionka has written extensively about this, using historical evidence to debunk the myth, and etymology to speculate about where Chocorua may have gotten its name.