History of Lake Winnisquam

This video above is the story of the Lakes Region Clean Waters Association founded in 1959, one of the early leaders in the movement for a cleaner environment. Their successful efforts to clean up New Hampshire’s Lake Winnisquam not only allow us to enjoy what the lake is today, they also helped set the tone for the newly created Environmental Protection Agency.

You can also read a local resident’s story on the history of Lake Winnisquam from 1932 to 1994, about the NorthWest side of the lake, Black Brook Road, as she told it to her lake association neighbors back in 1995.