The Ravine House

The Ravine House (HM1GZW)

Location: Randolph, NH 03593 Coos County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 22.46', W 71° 17.43'

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1877-1963


In 1876 Abel Watson and his son Laban converted their farm on this site, facing King Ravine on Mt. Adams, into a summer boarding house. Enlarged in 1884 and subsequently, the Ravine House became a key institution in opening up the northern Presidential Range to trail builders and hikers. At its zenith between the two World Wars, the hotel accommodated some 100 guests, offering tennis courts, a bowling alley, trout fishing, a swimming pond, and hiking. It closed in 1960 and was razed in 1963.
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HM NumberHM1GZW
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Marker Number220
Year Placed2010
Placed ByNew Hampshire Division of Historical Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 7:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 317518 N 4916002
Decimal Degrees44.37433333, -71.29050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 22.46', W 71° 17.43'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 22' 27.6" N, 71° 17' 25.8" W
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Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 250 Durand Rd, Randolph NH 03593, US
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