Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Intervale Scenic Vista

The Intervale Scenic Vista in Conway is a great place to enjoy art, history and nature. From here you can view a panoramic scene of Mount Washington, Cathedral Ledge and the Moat Mountains. For more on this 1865 painting by Benjamin Champney see this see link here

For directions to the view spot see the map here

The vistas are interesting in all their seasons and moods. 

Here is a winter scene showing the old building in a Dick Smith photograph from 1969 in the Conway Public Library's Henney History Room collection. See more into the link here

Here is another scene in our collection by William Fennell. see the link here
If you look towards the southwest from here you can see Cathedral Ledge, White Horse Ledge, and Mount Chocorua. 

For more on that view, including a video tour, see the Theclio here
This area was once the center of a number of large hotels. For more on that subject, see our previous blog here
For more information contact us at the Conway Public Library's Henney History Room.