A hundred years ago this city, New Hampshire’s only city north of the notches boasted the largest paper-making complex in the world. Immigrants built Berlin and fueled a booming economy, but in 2008, the paper mills were demolished, ending an era of prosperity. Explore how “The City That Trees Built” is reinventing itself.
Andre speaks to us about growing up in Berlin.
Yvonne recalls growing up in Berlin, and speaking two languages in school.
Roland talks about working in every aspect of the paper industry, over 4+ decades.
Dennis tells the story of the history of boy scouts in Berlin, NH.
Olive speaks about growing up in Berlin, in a family that owned Bisson's Sugar House.
speaks about growing up in Berlin, his paper route, and a creative way to make some money.
Moving to Berlin was a dream come true for Haven, as he loved working in the woods.
Berlin has a language all its own, and Rachelle decided to compile a dictionary of words.
Walter tells us about Berlin's Skier/Soldier, Paul Petersen, and a love story.
Renney tells a couple of great stories about growing up in Berlin.
Aime tells the story of his immigrant grandfather, Francois Bisson, migrating from Quebec.
Lorna recalls heading into Berlin on Friday nights, for shopping & meeting up with friends
Diane talks about going from a 45 year career in the banking industry.
Explore how "The City That Trees Built" is reinventing itself.