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The landslide of 1826 plaque at the site of the Willey House in Crawford Notch State Park of the White Mountains, New Hampshire. This massive landslide came down Mount Willey on August 28, 1826. And boulders located just above the house caused the landslide to split into two debris flows around the house. The house was said to be untouched, but all seven members of the family and two hired men perished in the slide while trying to escape to a safe area.
Title: Landslide 1826 - Crawford Notch State Park, New Hampshire

Description: The landslide of 1826 plaque at the site of the Willey House in Crawford Notch State Park of the White Mountains, New Hampshire. This massive landslide came down Mount Willey on August 28, 1826. And boulders located just above the house caused the landslide to split into two debris flows around the house. The house was said to be untouched, but all seven members of the family and two hired men perished in the slide while trying to escape to a safe area.

Location: Hart's Location, New Hampshire, United States

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