White Mountains, New Hampshire  2005-09-07


Mount Washington - Cog Railway


(Mount Washington is the highest mountain in the Eastern US ... about 6200 feet ... not to be confused with the highest point on the East Coast (south of Bar Harbor, Maine - which happens to be Todt Hill, Staten Island)




Franconia Notch State Park - the rock formation that formed the 'Old Man of the Mountain' - on the reverse of the New Hampshire quarter ... collapsed about 2 years ago








Historic Mount Washington Hotel ... Bretton Woods, NH


Wikipedia -- “The Bretton Woods system of monetary management established the rules for commercial and financial relations among the world's major industrial states in the mid 20th century. The Bretton Woods system was the first example of a fully negotiated monetary order intended to govern monetary relations among independent nation-states.


Preparing to rebuild the international economic system as World War II was still raging, 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations gathered at the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States, for the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference. The delegates deliberated upon and signed the Bretton Woods Agreements during the first three weeks of July 1944.”





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