By 1820, at least 50 newspapers were being published in New Hampshire, and that number doubled within a few decades. The communications revolution and the rapid expansion of newspapers in the White Mountains of New Hampshire has been an underused resource for historians. The 21st-century digital revolution has made those paper accessible, and they tell the story of the oldest continually maintained footpath in America, the Crawford Path.
"The Crawford Path in the News: White Mountain History and the Communications Revolutions,"
Appalachia: Vol. 72:
1, Article 19.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.dartmouth.edu/appalachia/vol72/iss1/19