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Rock outcropping in Franconia Notch first noticed by road workers.


Theodore Dwight, The Northern Traveller (guidbook) mentions "Old Man of the Mountains."


William Oakes, Scenery of the White Mountains


Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Great Stone Face"


Benjamin Willey, Incidents in White Mountain History


Old Man of the Mountain promoted as a tourist attraction.


Old Man of the Mountains collapses

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