Granite State's grand hotels

“Viewing the Mountains from the Mount Washington Hotel,   White Mountains, New Hampshire’’ (print), in the show “The Grand Hotels of the White Mountains,’’ through Sept. 12.    The show explores the history of New Hampshire's grand mountain resort hotels, paying particular attention to the four that still exist out of the thirty that were in business when the industry was at its height around the turn of the last century. The exhibit uses paintings, photographs, artifacts and first-hand accounts from those who stayed as guests and those who worked in these European-style establishments, which hosted up to 200 guests each with elegant rooms, fine dining and numerous recreational activities.

“Viewing the Mountains from the Mount Washington Hotel, White Mountains, New Hampshire’’ (print), in the show “The Grand Hotels of the White Mountains,’’ through Sept. 12.

The show explores the history of New Hampshire's grand mountain resort hotels, paying particular attention to the four that still exist out of the thirty that were in business when the industry was at its height around the turn of the last century. The exhibit uses paintings, photographs, artifacts and first-hand accounts from those who stayed as guests and those who worked in these European-style establishments, which hosted up to 200 guests each with elegant rooms, fine dining and numerous recreational activities.