Wednesday, August 6, 2014
"Dividing the community geographically as well as socially is the Sugar River, which has its source in Lake Sunapee and runs from east to west emptying into the Connecticut in West Claremont. Along its banks are many mills and factories. South of the river is the business and old residential quarter, and north of it is the newer tenement house section, where centers an interesting group consisting mainly of French-Canadians, Poles and Russians."
New Hampshire: A Guide to the Granite State - Federal Writers' Project, 1938