John M. Gould account of Carrigain hike, 1875
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John M. Gould (1839-1930), a bank clerk in Portland, and four other men hiked Mt. Carrigain in June 1875. The men were all part of the White Mountain Club of Portland.
Gould wrote the account of the hike in his diary.
Other participants were Edward S. Morse (1838-1925), a zoologist; his brother, George F. "Fred" Morse (1834-1925), an artist and official at the Portland Co.; Joseph Sanger and Henry W. Swasey, of Standish, a lawyer.
The guide was John O. Cobb.
- Title: John M. Gould account of Carrigain hike, 1875
- Creator: Gould, John Mead
- State: NH
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 1033, v. 10
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
White Mountain Club (Portland, Me.)
Gould, John Mead, 1839-1930--Travel
Carrigain, Mount (N.H.)
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 29th (1863-1866)
Gould, John Mead, 1839-1930--Diaries
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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