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Batchelders Grant Township

Location Map for Batchelders Grant Township

Location Map for Batchelders Grant Township

World War I Veterans Memorial for Errold O. Donahue near a USGS Survey Marker off Route 113 in the White Mountain National Forest in Stow

WWI Memorial off Rt 113 @

This township in Oxford County was named for the original grantee, Josiah
Batchelder.* It borders New Hampshire in the White Mountain National Forest.

Maine Route 113 runs north-south through the township.  Portions of the road, also known as the Evans Notch Road, are closed during the winter.  Access is then from Gilead in the north or from Stow in the south.

Evans Notch, in the southern portion of the township, is a deep cut among the White Mountains.  It is a popular hiking location using the East Royce Mountain Trail to that mountain from two points on Route 113.

In the north, the National Forest hosts a campground at Hastings, not far from where the rock strewn Wild River runs along the Evans Notch Road.




Evans Notch from Route 113 (2013)

Evans Notch from Rt 113 (2013) @

Sign: Evans Notch . . .,  off Route 113 in the White Mountain National Forest in Batchelders Grant Township

Information about the Notch (2013) @

Evans Notch from Route 113 in the White Mountain National Forest in Batchelders Grant Township

Evans Notch from Rt 113 (2013) @

The National Forest on Route 113 (2013)

The National Forest on Route 113 (2013) @

Stony Brook crossing Route 113 (2013)

Stony Brook crossing Route 113 (2013) @

Hiking Trails Sign  on Route 113 (2013)

Hiking Trails Sign (2013) @

Hastings Campground Entrance (2013)

Hastings Campground Entrance (2013)@

Boulders in the Wild River in the White Mountain National Forest on Route 113 in Batchelders Grant Township

The Wild River (2013) @

*See Glossary, source # 7.

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