How the White Mountains were named

Kageleiry, Jamie; Schultz, Christine
February 1993
Yankee;Feb93, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p26
Reveals how the White Mountains in New Hampshire were named. Darby Field's naming of the mountains as Crystal Hills in 1642; Indian name for the mountains.


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