The Back Lowell Road

The Back Lowell Road Kimball Webster devotes an entire chapter to “Highways and Biways” in his book. Many of the roads he discusses have been discontinued. This is a 1913 map of Hudson from his book with the “Back Lowell Road” highlighted. ‘Laid out October 15, 1749, three poles wide. This road began near theContinue reading “The Back Lowell Road”

Robinson’s Pond

Excerpt from the “History of Hudson NH” by Kimball Webster. 1911 Granite State Publishing, Manchester NH. P 378. The original name of this sheet of water was “Little Massabesic,” an Indian appellation said to mean the place of much water. Near the end of the eighteenth century Simeon Robinson settled on the north side of thisContinue reading “Robinson’s Pond”

Hudson’s Airport

Where Webster Street meets Rte 3A at the Sparkling River Development in Hudson was the site of a busy airport! From “During WWI Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ferryall donated the use of a field as a landing place for airplanes and seaplanes which landed on the Merrimack River. This land, known as Ferryall Field,Continue reading “Hudson’s Airport”