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Forum: History 11-25-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Issue

The issue is, we don't want to see the house torn down, and replaced by a parking lot!
Forum: History 11-25-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Heritage Commission Meeting December 9th

The Laconia Heritage Commission will be holding a public meeting on Thursday, December 9th, at 5pm. This will be a Zoom meeting, so you will be able to attend remotely. It is important that as many...
Forum: History 11-12-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Zoning

The zoning is Commercial Resort. Which means the owner can build either commercial or residential. The one thing we sure don't want to see there is another parking lot/vending area for bike week....
Forum: History 11-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
It is unknown at this time what the owner’s plans...

It is unknown at this time what the owner’s plans are after demolition. The owner has also owned the Boardwalk Bar & Grill property (the former Weirs Beach Waterslide) since 2010, and purchased the...
Forum: History 11-11-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 17,663
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
More Old Wolfeboro Photos

Here are lots and lots of Old Wolfeboro Photos:

http://www.weirsbeach.com/newmedia/10views/view9.html
Forum: History 11-11-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Proposed Historic House Demolition in Weirs Beach

The historic house at 76 Lakeside Avenue in Weirs Beach is proposed for demolition. This is the second house on Lakeside Avenue in from Route 3.The house was built in the 1880s and is about 140 years...
Forum: History 04-14-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,462
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
For More Winnisquam Bridge Info

For anyone interested, I have an extensive webpage about the Winnisquam/Mosquito bridge and its approaches here (http://weirsbeach.com/reasons-to-visit/location/travel-by-car/lake-winnisquam/)....
Forum: History 12-28-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,203
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
White Owl Clubhouse

Guest Club House, White Owl, The Camp Beautiful

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White Owl, The Camp Beautiful, Guest Club House

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Forum: History 12-23-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,574
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Old Postcard of Lawrence Manor

Here's an old postcard of Lawrence Manor with a nice view of the Lake. I believe the property is currently for sale if anyone is interested.
Forum: History 05-13-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,873
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
The corn grinding stone was located next to...

The corn grinding stone was located next to Romeo's Balcony (http://weirsbeach.com/accommodations/at-wb-center/romeos-balcony/), the green house on Lakeside Avenue in Weirs Beach. It was accidently...
Forum: History 01-21-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,870
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
1892 Map of Lakeshore Park

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Map of Lakeshore Park, from the Concord & Montreal Railroads' 1892 publication, Lakes, Ponds and Streams On the C.&M.

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Forum: History 01-21-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,870
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Lakeshore Railroad - Part Three

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Historical Sketch of the Lake Shore Railroad

Published in the "Lake Shore Bulletin", a special publication of the Laconia Advocate, dated June 17, 1890, celebrating the official opening...
Forum: History 12-26-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,203
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
White Owl Dining Room and Gift Shop

The White Owl Dining Room. 1948 postmark.

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The White Owl Gift Shop. And Ice Cream too!

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Forum: History 07-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,203
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
The White Owl Cabins - "For a Happy Vacation"

Here's a color brochure of the White Owl Cabins:
Forum: History 07-20-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,980
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Here's an updated link...

Here's an updated link (http://weirsbeach.com/reasons-to-visit/history/colonials/) to the WeirsBeach.com page referenced above. Scroll all the way down to see a map of the lake showing the original...
Forum: History 12-28-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,312
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Wink Photo 5

Photo 5 shows the 1950's fire at the location of what is now the Crazy Gringo in Weirs Beach. Lacpicguy has two other photos of the fire elsewhere (found photos, More found photos). The burning...
Forum: History 12-10-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,203
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
More Postcards

Interesting to hear that the White Owl had nearly 60 rental units. All in all, it was quite the operation.

Here are some more postcards that I'd been saving for a while. Now seems a good time to...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-29-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,230
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Lightbulb Our Website

If you would like to preview our menu, it is available online. Please visit our webpage at:
weirsbeach.com/marketplace/patiogarden (http://www.weirsbeach.com/marketplace/patiogarden)
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-28-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,230
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Access

Our outdoor Patio (as seen in the photo) is easily accessible from our parking lot by wheelchair.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-28-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,230
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Smile Patio Garden Restaurant

This is the start of a thread about the Patio Garden Restaurant in Weirs Beach. I'd like to invite visitors to this forum to post their reviews and comments here. We've been in business for about 15...
Forum: History 12-11-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,574
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Lawrence Manor

The building was definitely once a hotel or restaurant. It was called Lawrence Manor. Here is an ad from the 1947 Lakes Region Association's Where To guide. Sometime around the 1960's or early...
Forum: History 12-11-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,281
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Look Off Rock

Here (http://www.weirsbeach.com/Largejpgs/lookoffrock.html) is a link to several more pictures of Look Off Rock, courtesy of WeirsBeach.com.

In the 1980's, a developer purchased the property....
Forum: History 12-11-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,537
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Malfunction Junction

For the record, Karl's burnt down on October 21, 2005.

In 2006, Cumberland Farms had an option on the property, but their plan to build a convenience store there was turned down by the City of...
Forum: History 12-11-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 29,205
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Map Spellings

From www.weirsbeach.com/Largejpgs/winniname.html:

Here are some of the names for the Lake seen on historical maps of New Hampshire, and the date when a particular spelling is first observed. The...
Forum: History 02-15-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,203
Posted By Boardwalk Bluesboy
Smile White Owl - The Camp Beautiful

I was going to start a thread about the White Owl Cabins, but I see someone has already beat me to it! I've been collecting White Owl images for a while. This is one of the most interesting of the...
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