Photo by Steve Loynd

Tourists in the 19th century discovered the region's scenic mountains and lakes. Before the age of automobiles, they would depart the train in Ashland and board a steamer, which traveled up the Squam River to rustic fishing camps or hillside hotels beside Squam Lake. Today, Holderness remains a popular resort area, where in 1981 the movie On Golden Pondwas filmed…Wikipedia

You can find more on Holderness NH here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holderness,_New_Hampshire