I have been to Cornish many times over the years and I always find something new to photograph. Cornish will be turning 250 years old this year. The first time I went to Cornish was when I was photographing the covered bridges of Sullivan County. There are 3 covered bridges in Cornish, including one of the two bridges that span the Connecticut River (the other is in Columbia, NH) I’ve always like covered bridges and the history that goes with them.

Cornish-WIndsor Bridge

Cornish-WIndsor Bridge

Cornish-WIndsor Bridge

Cornish-WIndsor Bridge

Dingleton Hill Bridge

Dingleton Hill Bridge

Blow Me Down Bridge

Blow Me Down Bridge


The Blow Me Down Bridge spans the Blow Me Down Brook. Further downstream is the Blow Me Down Mill…



I visited the Saint-Gaudens National Historical Site for the first time. I’m glad I did! What a cool place. When the government shutdown is over, I will link to the official site, but for now here is the Wikipedia link for Saint-Gaudens.

Aspet House

Aspet House

The Thornless Honeylocust tree on the far right of the photo was planted around 1868 and it is HUGE!! It would take several people to reach fingertips around its circumference.


The Studio

The Studio

View of Mt Ascutney  from the porch

View of Mt Ascutney from the porch




Gallery and Atrium

Gallery and Atrium

The pantry

The pantry

Flowers on the porch are from the gardens Saint-Gauden designed

Flowers on the porch are from the gardens Saint-Gauden designed





In the stable

In the stable

Enjoying the grounds

Enjoying the grounds


There are plenty of other wonderful views in Cornish…




People often ask me what my favorite town has been so far and that is really hard to answer. Every town has its own beauty, but Cornish would definitely be in my top 5! Thank you for coming along on my tour. Please leave a comment and feel free to share my link.

To find out more about Cornish, visit the town’s website or the state’s website

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4 Comments on “Cornish”

  1. New Hampshire Garden Solutions October 7, 2013 at 11:04 pm #

    Cornish is one place I’ve always wanted to visit but I never seem to get there. It’s as beautiful as I’ve heard it was.

    • Touring NH October 8, 2013 at 1:23 pm #

      I really enjoyed Cornish. As I said, I have been there several times and always find something new.

  2. marthaschaefer October 7, 2013 at 11:06 pm #

    Laura, your photos of the pantry and the flowers were stunning. I can’t wait to visit. Thank you for showing me a part of our wonderful state I was unaware of.

    • Touring NH October 8, 2013 at 1:23 pm #

      Thank you Martha. When the gov’t shut down is over, we’ll have to get together and go!

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