The OLD MAN of the MOUNTAIN 20th Anniversary Activities

Summer Fun in Franconia Notch

A family fun day was held on August 3, 2023 at the Old Man Plaza to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Old Man of the Mountain. Activity tents featuring local non profit organizations were set up around the Old Man Historic Site. The event started with Brian Fowler, President of the Old Man of the Mountain Legacy Fund, welcoming local dignitaries sharing remarks and proclamations. A fun day was had by all! View the highlights in this short video recap!

Take the Challenge and Discover More About the Plaza

Old Man Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Thanks to all who completed the Scavenger Hunt Challenge! You can still visit the Plaza this Summer and take the
Old Man Scavenger Hunt Challenge. It's a great way to learn more about the history and culture of the Old Man Profile Plaza.

Museum Exhibition and Programs

old man museum exhibit
An Enduring Presence: The Old Man of the Mountain
on view at the Museum of the White Mountains in Plymouth
June 3 - September 16, 2023
This exhibition explores 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. View More about this Exhibit....

Lecture Programs about the Old Man

The Enormous Impact Of Two Icons Upon New Hampshire Tourism: The Old Man Of The Mountain And Dick Hamilton
August 17, 7-8 pm, free at the Museum of the White Mts. and on zoom More details...

The Birth Of The Old Man: A Geologic Tale Of The Mountains, Volcanoes, And Oceans presented by Dr. Jill VanTongeren
August 31 at 7-8 pm, free at the Museum of the White Mts. and available on zoom. More details.....

Collectable Anniversary Souvenirs

old man ornamentOne of a kind Old Man of the Mountain 20th Anniversary Souvenirs are on sale now. Limited supplies available. All proceeds support the Profile Plaza!
Shop online here.....

Watch the 20th Anniversary Tribute Show

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