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Old Bridle Path Volunteer Days 2024

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | May 14, 2024

OLD BRIDLE PATH VOLUNTEER DAYS – 2024 This year there will be TEN workdays open to OH Members on the Old Bridle Path as part of the ongoing five-year Franconia Loop Project. Where last year there was a single OH Day on the OBP, this year OH may sign up for any of the public…

Joan Wortley Bishop obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | May 3, 2024

Joan W. Bishop Bath- Joan W. Bishop, 93, of Webber Ave., passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born in New York City on July 20, 1928, the daughter of Ralph Montagu Stuart and Isabella (Wood) Wortley. Joan graduated from Oldfields School…

DRAFT minutes from the 4/16/24 Steering Committee meeting via Zoom

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | May 1, 2024

These are DRAFT Minutes from the 4/16/24 meeting and will be approved or corrected at the next SC meeting in June.  

David Preston Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 30, 2024

David Preston Obituary David Preston November 17, 1933 – March 26, 2024 David Preston, age 90, of Essex, Connecticut, died peacefully in Essex on March 26th, 2024. Dave was born on November 17, 1933, in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of Roger and Anita Preston of Waban, Massachusetts. He was predeceased by his brothers, Peter, Fred,…

OH Meet-Up at the Shannon Door Pub 5/3/24 5:30 pm or later

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 17, 2024

Please join us for an in-person OH meet-up planned for Friday 5/3 at the Shannon Door Pub in Jackson (the Oak Lee, for some of you). This is the night before the work detail/spring reunion at the cabin, so if you’re in town for that, or in town anyway, pelase drop by. There is nothing…

OH Ambassadors

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 14, 2024

Calling OH Ambassadors! Update as of 4/19/24: we still have spots for Galehead, Greenleaf, and Lakes OHA Ambassadorships are available for an OHA member in good standing (i.e., you’ve paid your dues, literally and figuratively) to come to a hut with a companion for a comped night at a hut. Your mission is to share the magic of…

Steering Committee Meeting 4/16/24 via Zoom

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 13, 2024

STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING, APRIL 16, 2023, 6:30, VIA ZOOM Or Phone: 929‐205‐6099, Meeting Number: 3105879688#, Passcode: 780291# 1. Secretary’s Report (Jared Liu)  Approve Minutes for 11/14/23  Bylaw changes  Additional mailing? 2. Treasurer’s Report (AL Razat) 3. Cabin Report (Emily Benson)  Road repairs 4. Gala (Phoebe Howe & EB Brandt) 5.…

Dick Hayes Jr. Obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 1, 2024

Richard S. “Dick” Hayes Jr., 94, died on Friday, February 16, 2024 at his home at River Woods, Manchester, NH. He was born on May 28, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Richard S. and Teresa D. Hayes and was raised in Montclair, NJ. Dick lived a life filled with love, laughter and unwavering dedication to his…

Peter Walker obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 1, 2024

Peter Brockway Walker  Beloved husband of Cynthia A Walker, father of Paul and Mark Walker and grandfather of Dallas H.K. Walker,  died peacefully at home in Asheville, North Carolina on the evening of December 16, 2023 at the age of 92.   Born January 31, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts to Wallace Haynes Walker and Isabella Brockway Walker,  he…

Cornell MacDonald Grout obituary

By Kim "Schroeder" Steward | April 1, 2024

Cornell MacDonald Grout 1931-2023 Cornell MacDonald Grout, Don, died peacefully and well cared for on October 19 th 2023 while surrounded by his loving family at Hospice of Jefferson County, in Watertown, New York. Born December 17 th 1931, in Albany, New York to Emily Cornell and Harold MacIntyre Grout, Don attended Harvey School through…