Stewartstown is probably most famous as the final resting place of Metallak, an Abenaki Chief. His biography is quite interesting.



His marker was the newest of the headstones in the cemetery. There are quite a few trinkets and memorials on and near his grave.




Just up the road from the cemetery is the North Hill Church…


I found quite a few abandoned camps in Stewartstown. Every time I see one, I always wonder about the people that had stayed or lived there. I have found some that appeared as though the people just ceased to exist, furnishings and evidence of their stay still in place, awaiting their return. Others I have found have been nearly demolished by years of neglect…


I think what caught my eye, as I was driving by, was the scrap of curtain still in the window.


I have to say I’m quite content living in the age of indoor plumbing!


Obviously before the days of recycling

Although I found many places where time seems to have stopped, the many farms I saw prove that life still goes on in Stewartstown…




Had the weather been better, I’m sure the views would have been astounding…



But the overcast did make for a great time to photograph the streams…


Part of Coleman State Park, including Little Diamond Lake is in Stewartstown. Maybe when I have completed all of the towns in New Hampshire I will attempt to visit all of the state parks.

I couldn’t find an official town website, but you can visit the state’s website for more information about Stewartstown.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

4 Comments on “Stewartstown”

  1. Martha Schaefer August 12, 2013 at 1:16 pm #

    Laura, I love the fact that he died “a town charge” back in the days when people took care of each other…great shots!

    • Touring NH August 12, 2013 at 2:03 pm #

      Yes, back when it took a village to raise a child. If only everyone took care of each other that way, what a great world it would be!

  2. New Hampshire Garden Solutions August 12, 2013 at 11:08 pm #

    This is another town I’ve never heard of. I can’t believe there are so many! I like the old shacks. I always wonder why they were built where they were.

    • Touring NH August 13, 2013 at 12:05 pm #

      I think some of them were hunting shacks/cabins before the roads were put in. I love exploring them. You never know what you’re going to find.

I'd love to know what you think!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


Follow us as we follow the road

Opting Out of Normal

Living, Traveling & Exploring Full-Time in our RV


Explore, discover and experience the world through Meery's Eye. Off the beat budget traveler. Explore places, cultural and heritage. Sustainable trotter. shareable tales of Meery is Meeryable

Westward We Wander

Girl+Boy+Pup (Wandering Westward)

Hebard's Travels

Free. Your. Life.

Smith's Uncommon Adventures

Adventures of Professional Photographer, Jack Smith

Wandering Dawgs

Every Day is a Gift!

Therapeutic Misadventures

Daily musings on life after 60 & recreating oneself

Chapter 3 Travels

Turning the page and hitting the road...

Random Bits of Trial and Error

THE JOYS OF FULL-TIME RV LIFE - Random, moody, and quirky--but always straight from the heart.

The Wandering RVer

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Oh, the Places We See . . .

Never too old to travel!

Travel Tales of Life

Never Too Old To Explore


Stop, Look, and See..

Planet Bell

A Travel and Photo Blog by World Traveler Jeff Bell



Touring NH

with Laura Mahoney

%d bloggers like this: