In a small town in New Hampshire, Lays a lake called Lake Winnipsaukee. Since the American Revoulution, the lake was a major tourist destation, had many notable people spending time then and now. Some of the notable people are Prince Rainer and Drew Barrymore. The lake contains more than 250 islands, it takes 63 miles to travel all the around the lake. The Native american name for the lake, “Smile of the Great Spirit”. The Most reconised feature of this lake is the two steam ships.
The Old Mount or MS Mount Washington, was built in 1872, It was a total of 187 feet in length, She was built by the Boston and Maine Railroad Company. In one year it served 60,000 passangers, as the Automobile was becoming more and more popular, the MS mount Washington became less, which urged the Boston and Railroad Company to sell her to a new captain. In 1939 a fire sprang aboured while at the dock and destroved the ship. In 1940 a local company built a second ship, it was a length of 203 feet. Today the boat is still a popular ship to travel on.
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