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Franconia, New Hampshire: Old Man of the Mountain Profiler Plaza

A clever arrangement of bumps on poles, viewed from one vantage point, recreates the collapsed cliff face symbol of New Hampshire.

Styles Bridges Hwy, Franconia, NH
The viewing area is on the southbound side of I-93/Styles Bridges Hwy, 1.5 miles south of exit 34C.
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Franconia, New Hampshire - New Hampshire’s Old Man Resurrected, If You Squint
Old Man of the Mountain Profiler Plaza: In May 2003 the "Old Man of the Mountain" fell off a cliff in Franconia Notch, New Hampshire. It was a natural rock formation that looked like a craggy face, so loved by its state that its profile is still used on New Hampshire license plates and road signs. [06/16/2011] Complete Story...

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