An Enduring Presence: The Old Man of the Mountains Exhibition
This exhibition was featured at the Museum of the White Mountains in Plymouth, NH all summer to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Old Man. The exhibition explored the history of the Old Man of the Mountain and the ways in which its images and narratives symbolized and reflected the evolving identity of New Hampshire and its citizens.
The content in these videos below are from the speaker series in coordination with the exhibition: An Enduring Presence.
The Old Man and the Artists with Inez McDermott
From Mountains to Sand: Bedrock Weathering and Rockfall at Cannon Cliff with Matt Maclay
The Old Man of the Mountain Would Be Pleased: Preserving Franconia Notch by Kimberly Jarvis
The Great Stone Face: The Making of an Icon presented by Marcia Schmidt Blaine
Geologic History of The Old Man of the Mountain by Brian Fowler
The Impact of Two Icons Upon New Hampshire Tourism: The Old Man of the Mountain and Dick Hamilton presented by Mark Okrant
Birth of the Old Man: A Geologic Tale of the Mountains, Volcanoes, and Oceans, Dr. Jill VanTongeren
Hearing the Old Man: Poems of the Old Man of the Mountain Hosted by Midge Goldberg