Center Harbor Historical & Cultural Resources Inventory - Working Draft 2017

As part of its charge from the Town Select Board, the Heritage Commission is responsible for maintaining an Inventory of the Town's historic resources and cultural assets, and working with the Planning Board to revise the Historical and Cultural Resources section of the Town Master Plan.

Your comments and suggested additions to, or deletions from, the Inventory are most welcome.  Please email Commission Chairperson David Reilly at Rreillydave@aol.com or Mae Williams at mae@unlockinghistory.com.  Thank you.
 

Historical & Cultural Resources Inventory
Working Draft - 2017

(The current Inventory (click here) consists of Items #1 - 22.  Suggested additions start with Item # 23.)

1.   Leavitt House  (c.1790)
2.   Libby House  (1792) - Part of Slab City
3.   Bartlett Homestead  (c.1794)
4.   Mead Farm/Joseph Kimball Farm  (c. 1800)
5.   Stone Cider Mill  (c.1800)
6.   Sturtevant Farm  (c.1825) - Also site of Whittier Pine & Pinelands Girls Camp
7.   Charles Pfeifer House  (1850)
8.   Congregational Church  (c.1837)
9.   Coe House, formerly Glencoe (National Register of Historic Places)  (1825)
10.  Sutton Place, formerly Piper House  (1865)
11.  William Sheafe House Site (1843)
12.  Caldwell House, formerly Butterfield Cottage  (1884)
13.  Finn Gate House  (1880s)/former Bates' Estate "The Briers"
14.  Gilnockie Site & Gilnockie Stone Arch (1885)
15.  Center Harbor Village School (NH Register of Historic Places)  (1886)
16.  Bjune House, formerly Irving Symonds House  (1892)
17.  Keewaydin  (1903)
18.  Center Harbor Town House (NH Register of Historic Places)  (1843)
19.  Kona Fountain (National Register of Historic Places)  (1907)
20.  Nichols Memorial Library (National Register of Historic Places)  (1909)
21.  Hearthstone & Carriage House  (1850)
22.  Dearborn Place, also known as Lamprey House  (1867)

Buildings
23.  Dane House Site  (early 1800s)  (Demolished in 1995)
24.  Kahle House Site (1837)  (Demolished in 1995)
       (Note:  Dane & Kahle were remodeled in 1922 and comprised the Garnett Inn)
25.  Locust Cottage (c.1800)
26.  Locust Inn/Harper House Site (c.1800)  (Burned in 1973)
27.  Dr. Morrill House (c.1860)
28.  Former Atherton Property (c.1800)
29.  Page House (1852)
30.  Raines House (1850)/Keepsake Quilting Building
31.  Town Municipal Building (1970)
32.  Yikes!, formerly Heath's (1900)
33.  Former Our Lady of Victory Church  (1907)
34.  Brick Boathouse/Canoe House on Town Beach (c.1900)
35.  Old Grange Building  (1917)
36.  Longwood Barn (c.1876)
37.  Nichols Store/Ferrante Building/Morse & Stanley Block (1837)
38.  Hillcrest (1885)
39.  Former Blacksmith's Shop (on R. Hanson's property)
40.  Small Brick Outbuilding in field at top of Center Harbor Neck Road
41.  Moody property, late 19th/early 20th century Waukewan buildings
42.  O'Donnell property, late 19th/early 20th century Waukewan buildings
43.  Leland Trust property, late 19th/early 20th century Waukewan buildings
44.  Hawkins Homestead/Mayo Farm
45.  Perkins Farm/Maple Wood Farm
46.  Former Cram School/District #5 (1828)
47.  Former Town House School/Fox School/Norris School/District #4 (c.1825)
48.  Former Hawkins/West Center Harbor School/District #6 (1920)
49.  Borella Stone House (c.1912)
50.  C.F. Quincy Home/Drenkhahn Property (1860)
51.  Cooashaukee  (1910)
52.  Asquam "The Jungle" Camp  (1880s)
53.  Caleb Towle House/Caleb's Clearing (1797)
54.  Gilnockie Caretaker's House

Slab City
55.  West Center Harbor Meetinghouse (1815)
56.  R.P. Smith Homestead (1833)
57.  N. Smith Homestead (1860)
58.  JSK Rev Trust Property (1781)/former WS Brown & JB Hawkins homesteads
59.  South Property (1770)/former D & DM Hawkins homesteads
60.  DuMais Property (1800)/former JL Randall homestead
61.  Thibeault Property (1875)/former GH Huckins homestead
62.  MR Tacy Trust Property (1850)/former SR Huckins homestead
63.  Marden Property (1850)/former Huckins homestead
64.  Splain Property (1800)/Site of York Mill, Second Dam & Province Road bridge
65.  John S. York Homestead (1815)/Reilly Property
66.  Cook Property (1825)/former SF Mudgett homestead
67.  Site of Hawkins Mill & Hawkins Pond Dam/MacIntyre Property
 

Structures
68.  Waukewan Road “Mosquito Bridge” (Granite abutments date to early 1800s)
69.  Town Pound (1821)
70.  Stone Walls along Main Street & Coe Hill Road (early 1880s)
71.  Possible Cellar Holes on Follett Road
72.  Possible Cellar Holes on Preston Road
73.  NV Mount Washington
74.  Town Bandstand

Places
75.  Thompson's Corner
76.  Town Cemeteries  (Click here for cemeteries)
77.  Dr. Leonard B. Morrill Park (1952)
78.  Granite Hill Grange Park (1958)
79.  Winnipesaukee Flagship Corporation Shipyard
80.  Belknap College Site (Plaqued)
81.  Site of Sturtevant Pine, High Haith Road (Plaqued)
82.  Singing Eagle Camp on Bean Cove (1922)
83.  Camp Wokondah (1909) Site
84.  Camp Bonheur (1913) Site
85.  Camp Winnicutt (1927) Site

Roads
86.  Center Harbor Neck Road (1784)
87.  The College Road (1771)
88.  Evidence of Province Road (1763)

Cultural Resources
89.  Center Harbor Town Band (1878 to present)
90.  Extensive Trail Network, including Chamberlain-Reynolds Memorial Forest, Belknap Woods, Center Harbor Woods  & Audubon Society Trails
91.  Lake Winnipesaukee
92.  Squam Lake

11/9/17