Jennifer Moulton, a New Hampshire elementary school teacher, and a seasonal employee of the White Mountain National Forest, in conjunction with the White Mountains Interpretive Association, has produced an exciting educational activity booklet for teachers and families.
The Booklet entitled History of the Russell-Colbath Homestead Swift River Railroad and Bartlett & Albany Railroad 1830-1930, contains educational activities and a scavenger hunt. The booklet also contains relevant New Hampshire Public School framework references in the areas of Geography, Economics Systems and Technology.
This informative booklet is courtesy of The White Mountain National Forest, The White Mountains Interpretive Association, and Jennifer Moulton.
Some information on the construction of the barn at the Colbath House can be found here. colbathbarn133.pdf The barn was constructed in 2003. Most of the material for the Post and Beam Structure was milled on site. The barn was a joint project of the Forest Service and the Passaconaway Valley Civic Association. The barn is currently used for historical displays and cultural programs. The barn can also be rented for private occasions.
The PDF of the History of the Russell-Colbath Homestead Swift River Railroad and Bartlett & Albany Railroad 1830-1930 is available for download here.