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.
Address:
Styles Bridges Hwy, Franconia, NH
Directions:
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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