Located on the shores of Lake Sunapee, The Fells was the summer retreat of the Hay family, including John Milton Hay (born in 1838), who served as Abraham Lincoln’s assistant private secretary and later as Theodore Roosevelt’s secretary of state. Pathways meander among hundreds of alpine and rock-garden plants, nestled among lichen-covered rocks. BEST ROCK GARDEN.
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