Zealand and James Everell Henry

Zealand and James Everell Henry (HM1EZU)

Location: Jefferson, NH 03583 Coos County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 15.929', W 71° 29.95'

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The village of Zealand grew up in 1875 to serve the logging industry. Henry owned 10,000 acres in the heart of the White Mtns., with a 10-mile railroad to move logs from forest to sawmill. The village had a post office, school, store, housing, and charcoal kilns to eke out every bit of forest value. Depending on the season, the logging business employed 80-250 men. By 1885, Henry left the Valley moving on to Lincoln, leaving the area mostly clear cut. From 1886-1903, fires destroyed the valley and village.
Marker Number233
Year Placed2013
Placed ByNew Hampshire Division of Historical Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 1:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 300525 N 4904397
Decimal Degrees44.26548333, -71.49916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 15.929', W 71° 29.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 15' 55.74" N, 71° 29' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1932 Zealand Rd, Jefferson NH 03583, US
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