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Beginning in the border town of Lancaster travel Mountain Road south from Route 3 up to the top of Mt. Prospect, elevation 2,059.

At Mt. Prospect rests an estate built at the direction of John Wingate Weeks, leading conservationist, U.S. congressman, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of War under Presidents Harding and Coolidge. Set at the very top of Mt. Prospect, in Lancaster, New Hampshire, the house and grounds provide a 360 degree panorama of mountain splendor, including the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, the Green Mountains of Vermont, the Kilkenny Range, the Percy Peaks and the upper Connecticut River Valley. The estate is open mid-June to September, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed Monday & Tuesday ) Fees: $2.50, children under 18 are free

Elevation: 2,059 Feet

Elevation Gain: 1,000 Feet

Directions: From Lancaster, NH, Take US 3 south to Mountain Road into Weeks Historic Site.

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