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Forum: History 06-13-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,034
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Where were you.....

Back in 1969, we weren't seasonal renters and only vacationed for 2 or 3 weeks in Alton Bay during the month of August. On July 20, 1969 we were still in NJ attending a late afternoon wedding and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Turtle Kraal Campground

Turtle Kraal RV Park on Route 28 in Alton rents sites on short term and seasonal bases. They are just south of the Alton circle. Check their website. Heard lots of good things about the facilities....
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,713
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Don't believe anyone who tells you this! In NJ we...

Don't believe anyone who tells you this! In NJ we have the highest property taxes in the USA. We have a high, progressive income tax, and in the early 70's we got a 3% sales tax. The sales tax is now...
Forum: Boating 05-17-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,934
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Dock space???

The operator's boating skills have nothing to do with difficulty finding a dock space at the public docks. You would need 3 or 4 empty spots in a row to fit that big of a boat. How often does that...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-16-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Dockside in Alton Bay

NJ2NH, The Dockside in Alton Bay went to auction. In last week's Baysider, the property went for $152K. It was listed in the Real Report of recent closings. Heard it is being rehabbed and will open...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Avoid George Washington Bridge!

Gary, I grew up 3 miles from the GW and avoid it unless I am headed to Long Island. For future reference: From northern NJ head food the Tappan Zee Bridge (toll approx $5 without EZ Pass) and then...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 31,335
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Thanks, Slickcraft!

Enjoyed reading your calculations. My guess of 11:22am on 4/22 still stands a chance too. Hope your Firstmate was able to make the trip with you.:)
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 31,335
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Sandy Point - Ice is going

Here is a picture taken on the wall yesterday at Sandy Point. Looks like ice still in the channel by FL #23
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-04-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Taylor Rental

There is a Taylor Rental on Route 11 in Farmington. Don't know if there are any in Laconia, but you can search for other Taylor locations.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,923
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
JP China

Nor do I. In the 55+ summers I've spent in Alton Bay, I've never gone there, and I love Chinese food. We have so many good places here in the NY metro area, I'd rather enjoy New England seafood when...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-15-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,923
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
JP China

JP China is also within walking distance from the public docks. Sandy Point used to have a shuttle van to the public docks when theirs were full. Maybe Ackerley's could get some diners that way too...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,609
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Parking

Due to the great turnout for the Winter Carnival, the parking was worse than for the July 3rd fireworks. The cars were parked past Sandy Point, and people were walking 2 or 3 abreast in the road. I...
Forum: Polls 01-20-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 70,512
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
The Russians Are Coming!

I'm now 66 (changed categories since I answered the poll) and have been at the lake since 1959. Had to laugh when I saw this movie mentioned. My grandparents took us to see it at the Colonial...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-05-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,434
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Facebook page has reviews

There are several reviews of the Lodge on their facebook page and also on the Alton Community facebook page. Most of the comments were from patrons at the soft openings as they officially opened...
Forum: History 01-05-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Glen Gables location

The Glen Gables was still there in the late 1950's when we first vacationed at Sandy Point. It is indeed the location of the former William Tell Restaurant, now The Lodge at Smith Point.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,923
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Franchot Tone

I maybe dating myself, but a friend stayed at Ames Farm years ago, and Franchot Tone was the name before his in the register. All the chambermaids were swooning.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,923
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Claude Raines

Claude Raines owned a home in Sandwich & is buried in a nearby cemetery. His home was across from the old post office.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,829
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Red Hill Cemetery

Red Hill Cemetery on Bean Road on the Sandwich/Moultonborough line has many old graves. I remember seeing stones with pineapples & willow trees on them. Don't know about Death Angels. The actor...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-13-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,822
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Yes, same management

Same guy as last year.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-02-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,860
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Good sign??

I am hoping that the apple pierced by an arrow means that the new restaurant will have Swiss cuisine again. Miss the sauerbraten & spaetzle.
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 02-16-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Here is the schedule

. The official poster
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,216
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Here is the schedule

This was posted on FB. I don't see anything about a pancake breakfast. Used to be at 8 am to 10 at Community Center. The Mason s have their breakfast that day starting at 7:30 am at their place on...
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 02-15-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Alton Bay Winter Carnival

Phantom,

Here is an alternative for Sunday.
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,857
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Medicare nuisance calls

Since I was starting Medicare coverage in Sept., I have been getting at least 5 or 6 nuisance calls per day all with my local 772 exchange #. At first I didn't answer the calls as the caller ID...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-15-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,009
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Happy Anniversary

Best wishes Dave & Jane for your 48th Anniversary.
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