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Forum: Diving Winnipesaukee 10-09-2019, 04:51 PM
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Posted By coltgov101
Motor

Looks like an old Merc. To me.
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,968
Posted By coltgov101
Smile Kind of interesting to me

I remember that place well. Those type of stores all had there own personalities. Each one , interesting on its own. Much different than today's mega stores. Nice to see that piece of history, thanks.
Forum: Boating 08-03-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,168
Posted By coltgov101
Kind of interesting to me

Growing up on the lake in the fifties and early sixties I never saw a M.P. boat! Was on the water every day, weather permitting, all summer long. How different today.
Forum: Boating 07-31-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,381
Posted By coltgov101
Life jackets

During my many summers at the lake boats with upholstery had seat cushions that had shoulder straps so they could double as life jackets. Are these things still around or are they no longer...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,975
Posted By coltgov101
To carry

I for one am glad there are armed citizens out there ready to protect me and mine if the occasion arises. There is an old saying, an armed society is a polite society.
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,975
Posted By coltgov101
Gun ban

Touchy subject for many but extremely important for all
This is how inroads to our second amendment rights begin. I am one who vigorously defend our constitutional rights. It will be interesting to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,710
Posted By coltgov101
Summer jobs

I spent every summer from 7 years of age to 19. My first job was at Chases country townhouse restaurant. I had just got my drivers license that year and was allowed to drive the family station...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By coltgov101
Hike safe card

Thanks, DickR, interesting idea and excellent plan. Far to many inexperienced hikers today and very expensive rescue operations take place every year. Thanks for the info.
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By coltgov101
Hike safe card

This is the second time today I have read about a hike safe card. I have never heard of it. Can anyone enlighten me?
Forum: History 08-30-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,304
Posted By coltgov101
Barbershop

I think they were american Indian artifacts, but I'm really not sure. The stuff was impressive looking whatever it was. It was displayed so well I thought it had to be important. I guess I was 10...
Forum: History 08-30-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,304
Posted By coltgov101
Barbershop

You are right! I think they were the allen bros. Thank you for jogging my memory. I never thought much of the artifacts at the time either. I can't even remember what they were.
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 33,615
Posted By coltgov101
Lloyd Bridges

Lloyd Bridges came to the lake back in the mid 60's. He visited Lakes Region Divers supply owned by Thomas Keene. Went scuba diving with the local dive club. i remember very well because I had just...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,597
Posted By coltgov101
Teardown

The same thing happened to our family. We owned property on the lake for 40 years. it was a wonderful little cabin that we all loved. When it was time to sell the next door neighbor bought it and...
Forum: History 08-24-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,304
Posted By coltgov101
Barbershop

I can't believe no one remembers the old meredith barbershop. Am I that old? The place was almost like a museum. The 2 brothers that owned it had a really impressive collection of all sorts of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,500
Posted By coltgov101
Drive in

I'm surprised the drive in is still there after all these years. I can't say how many times I was there. First with my parents and later as a young driver. I always managed to bring my dates to the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,781
Posted By coltgov101
Lighthouse

Spent 40 years (summers) on Spindle point.wonderful warm memories. Beautiful painting. Congrats. To you both.
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,718
Posted By coltgov101
Saltmarsh agency in Mass. Is a good choice. Not...

Saltmarsh agency in Mass. Is a good choice. Not local but owner owns property on Spindle Point. We were neighbors for 30 years. He was once state rep. In Mass. Good people.
Forum: History 07-10-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,439
Posted By coltgov101
Goats

I remember that very well, unfortunately no pictures.
Forum: History 07-10-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,304
Posted By coltgov101
Barber shop in meredith

I am trying to remember the name of the old barber shop in meredith. They were 2 brothers who owned and ran it for years. They had a collection of unusual artifacts on display in the shop. I always...
Forum: Area WebCAMs 07-10-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,454
Posted By coltgov101
Alton Bay Webcam

Why is the new Alton bay webcam displaying a forbidden code when I try to access it? It used to work fine when it first came back online.
Forum: Boating 10-24-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,548
Posted By coltgov101
Measured Mile

Thanks, I remember two rather large signs indicating the exact start and finish. Don't remember the birch tree. You're right about development on that side of Rattlesnake back then, there was none....
Forum: Boating 10-23-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,548
Posted By coltgov101
Measured Mile

Does anyone remember the measured mile along side Rattlesnake Island? Used to use it to time our boats. We had no speedos in those days. Curious when it was taken down.
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,894
Posted By coltgov101
rattlesnake Island

I can remenber when rattlesnake was a deserated island! The only thing interesting about it was the measured mile! In those days almost no one had a speedometer on their boat, it was fun to get up...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By coltgov101
Antique Autos

Thanks, a personal mystery solved
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By coltgov101
Antique Auto museum

This is for the old timers. Does anyone remember the antique auto museum in Meredith? It was up the hill where Hart's Turkey Farm was. I know those cars did not go to the crusher, anyone have any...
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