New Hampshire – Old Man of The Mountains

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Keywords: Old Of The Mountains, Old Man, Profile, Profile Lake, Memorial, Franconia, Franconia Notch, New Hampshire, Daniel Webster, Profile, Great Stone Face

Description: (Wikipedia) The Old Man of the Mountain, also known as the Great Stone Face or the Profile,[1] was a series of five granite cliff ledges on Cannon Mountain in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, United States, that appeared to be the jagged profile of a face when viewed from the north. The rock formation was 1,200 feet (370 m) above Profile Lake, and measured 40 feet (12 m) tall and 25 feet (7.6 m) wide. The site is located in the town of Franconia. The first recorded mention of the Old Man was in 1805. It collapsed on May 3, 2003. Today a memorial park exists on Profile Lake.
 

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