Articles2022-02-04T13:28:10-05:00

This page provides an index of articles which get published on NelsoninCommon.org. It does not contain “news” articles which have a short shelf life. If you are looking for something specific you can always try the site’s search function – the magnifying glass at the top of the page. 

Store for a Day Celebration

February 21, 2022|

Many in the area fondly remember the Granite Lake Store in the heart of Munsonville, New Hampshire. For some, the store’s proximity to the bus stop allowed it to serve as before and after school care for their children. For others, it provided a convenient place to pick up milk or bread on their way home.

Maya King

January 2, 2022|

Maya Trudelle King, a lifelong Nelson resident, is hooked on crochet work. Crochet is a process of creating textiles by using a crochet hook to connect loops of yarn. Unlike knitting, each stitch is completed before the next is begun, and eventually the interlocking loops create a beautiful work of art.

Emmett

December 7, 2021|

Ahh..... his field trips. Of course his favorite day of the week was Monday -  Contra Dance night.  He would sit in the field and wait for the dancers to begin arriving, hoping that his true love "Winnie" would be among them (Betsy Street's dog).  Yes! 

The Fredrick Law Olmsted Memorial Water Bar

October 31, 2021|

Written by by Ethan Tolman in 1995. When I was in college, and later in graduate school at MIT, in the City and Regional Planning Program, I had many opportunities to come across references to Olmstead, often called the founder of landscape design in this country. Just down the road from where I now sit is an “Olmstead” landscape design, sort of, which is unchanged over the years.  This is the story.


 

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