Tip Top House, Mt. Washington

Tip Top House, Mt. Washington White Mountains New Hampshire


Stock #: 22093
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: White Mountains
State: New Hampshire (NH)
County: Coos
Publisher: Hugh C. Leighton Co.
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The oldest structure now standing on the summit of Mt. Washington. Erected in 1853. Has sheltered world-famous men. Now stands close beside the great Summit House, an object of interest to thousands who visit the summit. Summit first gained in 1632; mountain named, 1784; first shelter for tourtists, 1821; first horse climbed up, 1840; locomotive followed, 1860.
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