The Frost Place Museum and Art Center, New Hampshire

While visiting New Hampshire, I stopped at The Frost Place, a museum and arts center located in a Franconia farmhouse.

Beloved poet Robert Frost and his wife, Elinor, lived here from 1915 until 1920 and summered here until 1938. I saw first editions of his work and fascinating memorabilia he'd collected before his death in 1963. To follow in Frost's footsteps, you can walk a half-mile trail out back, with his poems mounted on plaques affixed to trees.

Franconia is located on State Highway 116 in northern New Hampshire, just west of I-93 (take Exit 38) and 7 miles south of Littleton.

From Memorial Day through Columbus Day, the Frost Place is open from 1-5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays until the end of June, and then daily, except for Tuesdays, the rest of the season. Admission is $3 for adults, and $1.25 for children ages 6-12.

For more details call 1-603-823-5510.

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  1. The Frost Place also has poetry programs. Study the craft of poetry at Robert Frost's former home in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. Visit our website for complete details. Calls and emails welcome. The museum reopens on May 26, 2012. Admission price is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for students and children 12+. Special events for the summer will be posted on our website.

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