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By Arthur F. March Jr.

even supposing geographically contiguous and associated through their shared industries of early iron works and later
tourism, Franconia and Sugar Hill are special parts with specified personalities that experience built through the years. the invention of wealthy deposits of iron ore in Sugar Hill within the past due 1700s and the institution of iron works in Franconia introduced the 2 components jointly in a operating partnership. the arriving of the railroads introduced tourism into either groups, with Franconia offering the surroundings with its mountains and far-famed Franconia Notch, and Sugar Hill rounding out the surroundings with a beneficiant delivering of grand summer time motels. The sharing of the summer time vacationer used to be greatly
broadened through the improvement of snowboarding within the early a part of the current century. back, Franconia supplied the most important terrain and Sugar Hill supplied a number of the visitor lodgings, together with the 1st formal ski institution on the prestigious Peckett�s hotel. With all of its attributes, the world has attracted a few notables, together with celeb Bette Davis.

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