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NEW HAMPSHIRE'S SYMBOL

NEW HAMPSHIRE'S SYMBOL IS THE OLD MAN IN THE MOUNTAINS,
WHO BESIDES GETTING THE NAME FROM THE PROFILE THAT IT
GIVES, THERE IS ALSO A LEGEND ALONG WITH IT.
THE INDIANS OF THE AREA NOTICED THIS PROFILE AND
WORSHIPPED IT LIKE A GOD. A RAIDING TRIBE WHO HAD
KILLED SOME OF THE INDIANS WHO WORSHIPPED THIS PROFILE
WERE TURNED TO STONE BY THE GREAT SPIRIT OF THE
PROFILE.

Submitter comment: I LEARNED THIS IN A BARBERSHOP IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS.

Where learned: NEW HAMPSHIRE ; WHITE MOUNTAINS

Keyword(s): INDIANS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 10-10-1967

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NEW HAMPSHIRE'S SYMBOL

NEW HAMPSHIRE'S SYMBOL IS THE OLD MAN IN THE MOUNTAINS,
WHO BESIDES GETTING THE NAME FROM THE PROFILE THAT IT
GIVES, THERE IS ALSO A LEGEND ALONG WITH IT.
THE INDIANS OF THE AREA NOTICED THIS PROFILE AND
WORSHIPPED IT LIKE A GOD. A RAIDING TRIBE WHO HAD
KILLED SOME OF THE INDIANS WHO WORSHIPPED THIS PROFILE
WERE TURNED TO STONE BY THE GREAT SPIRIT OF THE
PROFILE.

Submitter comment: I LEARNED THIS IN A BARBERSHOP IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS.

Where learned: NEW HAMPSHIRE ; WHITE MOUNTAINS

Keyword(s): INDIANS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 10-10-1967

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