I was quite happy to be out and about with the weather starting to turn spring like. I saw my first real sign of spring while I was in Francestown. In front of a lovely old farm house, I saw my first crocus of the year…


The snow melt has filled the streams and brooks to capacity. I found several places to set up my camera and capture the rushing water…






Even small ponds were overflowing…


Another welcome sight of spring was a pair of ring-necked ducks on Pleasant Pond…


In a field, I saw a gaggle of geese foraging…


I saw plenty of fields and wonderful old barns in Francestown…



I love the double silos

I love the double silos







And of course, you can’t have farms and fields without horses…


Crotched Mountain Resort has a great view of Crotched Mountain…


There are plenty of marshes and ponds to explore in Francestown…




My last stop in Francestown was the center of town…




I found plenty of reasons to visit Francestown and I hope I’ve shown you enough for you to make your own trip to visit this beautiful New Hampshire town.

To learn more about Francestown, visit the town’s website or the state’s website.

Thank you for sharing my tour of Francestown, please feel free to leave a comment.

Click on any pin on the map to see what I found there…

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6 Comments on “Francestown”

  1. New Hampshire Garden Solutions April 22, 2013 at 10:55 am #

    I never knew there was so much water in Francestown!

    • Touring NH April 22, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

      I was surprised too. There are 2 or 3 large ponds and quite a few brooks and streams. I want to go back and kayak on Pleasant Pond (taht is where I saw the ducks) ~Laura

      > Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 10:55:56 +0000 > To: >

      • New Hampshire Garden Solutions April 22, 2013 at 3:41 pm #

        The boardwalk is also interesting. We don’t see many of those around here, but they use them a lot in the midwest. I think in New Hampshire we’re expected to just slog through it, rather than be elevated above it.

      • Touring NH April 22, 2013 at 6:10 pm #

        It was clear that someone had really done quite a bit of work on the boardwalk. The path leading to it was raked and the entire area was all cleaned up. It is really nicely done. ~Laura

        > Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:41:42 +0000 > To: >

  2. Sandy Snow April 23, 2013 at 12:40 pm #

    Hi, Laura,
    I love that photo of of the double silo. I don’t think I’ve ever seen one like it. Also, you did a good job on Keene!

    • Touring NH April 23, 2013 at 5:44 pm #

      Thank you Sandy. I saw 2 double silos in Francestown, I thought they were cool! I was glad to get the first city under my belt…Keene made it easy for me. ~Laura

      > Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:40:17 +0000 > To: >

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