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Summary Book is a volume on the history of the Lake Winnipesaukee area of New Hampshire. It is bound in a blue hardcover. The contents are as follows:
Foreword
Introduction-Physical Features
The Beginnings of Boating in Fact and Legend
The Early Steamboats
The Great Railroad Rivalry
The Battle is Won
Many Boats- A Few Accidents
Speed Rears its Ugly Head and Stormy Seas Arise
The Pleasure Boats
Contrasts

Pages include some black and white photographs of views and buildings around Laconia.
Object Name Book
Author Paul H. Blaisdell
Subjects Boating
Boathouses
Boat racing
Boat landings
Lakes & ponds
Leisure
History
Historical studies
Historic sites
Steamboat accidents
Steamboat racing
Steamboats
Steamships
Railroads
Railways
Railroad travel
Speeding
Geology
Science
Legends
Title Three Centuries on Winnipesaukee
Published Date 1936
Physical Description 9.5" x 6.5" x .75"
Catalog Number H2012.0011.0001
Custom Field 13 0.0
People Blaisdell, Paul
Blaisdell, Carl W.
Search Terms Lake Winnipesaukee