New England beauty is just one of so many reasons we live here, love it here, and get visitors from around the world here, but who knew that New Hampshire and Maine are top spots amongst New Englanders themselves?
The Redstone Rocket was brought to New Hampshire back in 1971 by Henry "Ted" Asselin. He hoped to both honor Alan Shepard of Derry (the first American in space), and get younger generations interested in space.
In its ordinary state, this patch of land is nothing more than a rock with a bush on it. But a local legend and a charming little house have given new life to this location, which also happens to be the smallest charted island on the lake.