NH Maple Weekend at Full Steam!

A light season has created a path by the stonewalls of Londonderry, New Hampshire to Darker Maple Sugar and large crowds at the closest sugar shack to I93 in southern New Hampshire.

Hank Peterson with the help of his regular staff and extra helpers gave tours yesterday from noon to 5pm. They ended up starting earlier as some of our south of the border friends from Boston could not wait to see the sap turned into our sweet Londonderry Maple treat.

Unless you want to see Mr. Peterson in his big fuzzy robe we recommend arriving today, Sunday March 28th no sooner than noon. No worries the evaporator is filling with sap the freezer is stocked with fresh Maple Ice Cream and the pecans are warming on the stove.

The Maple Sugar? This time of year it is always warm on the stove in this nearby sugar shack.

If you are looking for something fun to do in Southern New Hampshire and would like to see some happy faces in your family today visit Londonderry!

Like to take a full screen tour of the Peterson Farm? Visit our darkroom for 2010 Maple Open House photos in New Hampshire 99 cent “big prints” for our darkroom images.

  • Hours today March 28th, 2010 Noon – 5pm

Samples, Ice cream and Maple Sugar available in all sizes.


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When you finish your Tour of Peterson Sugar House located just minutes from Exit 4 on Route 93 take the short 1 mile trip up Peabody Row, turn right onto Mammoth Road. The first farm on the right is Mack’s Apples.

Yes they have Apples!

Mack's Apples is open with this seasons apples right now! Open till Mid April, buy three get one free special too!

You can even pick them yourself even though it is late March, although you will need to pick them from a bin for now. The trees were just trimmed and the blossoms should be out soon.

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  1. Vote -1 Vote +1Bob Saur

    Stopped off today to buy some of Hank’s wonderful Maple Roasted Pecans.

    At 4pm the parking lot was still full and a new tour was just starting. It was great to see a bunch of out of state people visiting one of Londonderry’s treasures.

    Thanks for another great jar of pecan Hank!

  2. Vote -1 Vote +1Mark Batts

    We took our two little ones to Hank’s on Saturday and it was great. The ice cream with the pecans and syrup on top was probably the best little cup of ice cream I have ever had.
    If anyone reading this has never visited Hank’s, you should definitely stop by and check it out, especially this year where the maple syrup was cut in half by the early warm days of the spring season. They could definitely use our support this year.
    Well worth a few bucks for their real syrup and pecans.

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