The Glen House Book, White Mountains, Season Of 1889; Charles R. Milliken, Proprietor

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byCharles R. Milliken

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE GLEN HOUSE BOOK. I. TO THE GREAT TRAVELLING PUBLIC. Thou who wouldst see the lovely and the wild Mingled in harmony in Nature's face, Ascend our rocky mountains. Bryant. MR. CHARLES R. MILLIKEN, proprietor of the Glen House, presents his compliments as well to all his old patrons as to the still greater number of prospective visitors whom he hopes to welcome in seasons to come. This little book of his aims to set forth without exaggeration the advantages offered by the Glen House as a model hotel in a model situation. It is not said in any spirit of boasting that this has long been the verdict of the best informed travellers. The situation of the hotel, far from all the noise and bustle of railways and villages, is exceptional among White Mountain resorts, and identifies it in a peculiar manner with those older traditions of mountain life or travel which continue to make up the chief charm for people of refined tastes, or when the choice of a summer home is being considered. Its situation furthermore distinguishes it as the centre for a group of most interesting excursions. The objects of interest to be seen in the immediate neighborhood are, it is believed, unsurpassed in their kind. Painters and poets have exhausted their arts in the effort to portray the beauties of Glen Ellis or the gloomy grandeur of Tuckerman's. The equipment and service of the new GLEN HOUSE are designed to meet every requirement which the most fastidious taste can desire, or experience suggest. It has been said that a traveller might as well go to France and not see Paris as to visit the White Mountains without seeing the valleys of the Peabody and the Ellis. The Glen House is the only proper centre for doing this to the best advantage. Therefore, to show the visitor the way to the G...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE GLEN HOUSE BOOK. I. TO THE GREAT TRAVELLING PUBLIC. Thou who wouldst see the lovely and the wild Mingled in harmony in Nature's f...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217585310

ISBN - 13:9780217585316

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