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Catalog Number H2011.0010.0017
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content Color postcard depicting Weirs Beach. People are sun bathing and swimming. A life guard is on duty.

Back caption: "The Weirs Beach and Endicott Rock, Lake Winipesaukee, NH." "The Weirs gets its name from the fish traps called 'weirs', which the Algonquin Indians used to set in the lake. All summer long, the local Chamber of Commerce puts on water ski shows, motor boat races and fireworks, at this $100,000 beach."

"Lusterchrome. Reg. US Pat. Off. Made only by Tichnor Bros, Inc., Boston 15, Mass."
Earliest Date 1955
Latest Date 1970
Repository from the collection of Laconia Historical & Museum Society, Inc.
Search Terms Lake Winnipesaukee
Weirs Beach
Weirs Channel
Endicott Rock
Endicott Park
Subjects Souvenirs
Postcard Industry
Postcards
Lakes & ponds
1950s
1960s
1970s
Swimmers
Swimming
Picnics
Picnic grounds
Picnic areas
Beaches
Tourism
Tourists
Summer