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Historical Geography of a New England Village (Francestown, NH): 8 of 8

In the final installment, Dr. Gary stands in front of the building that housed the 'Gibson Tavern,' just outside of the northern toll gate. Travellers would often stop before paying the…

From  Gary Robert Schnakenberg on May 6th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Historical Geography of a New England Village (Francestown, NH): 6 of 8

Several times in this video series, Dr. Gary has mentioned the role of the 2nd New Hampshire Turnpike in shaping the geography of Francestown. Here he shows one of the remnants of one of the…

From  Gary Robert Schnakenberg on May 6th, 2020 1 plays 0  

Historical Geography of a New England Village (Francestown, NH): 5 of 8

In this installment, Dr. Gary points out some of the characteristics of Francestown's Main Street, now NH Route 47 and former path of the 2nd NH Turnpike, including some of the early…

From  Gary Robert Schnakenberg on May 6th, 2020 1 plays 0  

Historical Geography of a New England Village (Francestown, NH): 4 of 8

Here we see the home of Francestown's most famous 'native son,' Levi Woodbury (1789-1851). He opened a law practice in the village in 1812, and served in the State Senate, as governor,…

From  Gary Robert Schnakenberg on April 19th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Historical Geography of a New England Village (Francestown, NH): 3 of 8

Dr. Gary describes the former 'Francestown Academy,' a long-standing private school that is now the 'Town Hall' (insider knowledge: he played bass in a rock/reggae band for over…

From  Gary Robert Schnakenberg on April 19th, 2020 2 plays 0  

GEO330: Atlantic Periphery Introduction

This video introduces students to the region of North American known as the Atlantic Periphery.

From  Beth N Weisenborn on March 16th, 2016 153 plays 0