The Rocks

Forest Society staff at The Rocks in Bethlehem and at the Conservation Center in Concord are collaborating to recover from a fire on February 13 which completely destroyed two of several historic buildings at The Rocks.  The Tool Building and the


Even as the smoke still rises from the ashes at the site of the fire that destroyed the 4 ½-story historic Tool Building at the Rocks, staff at the Forest Society are starting to figure out next steps to restoring programming at its North Country Conservation and Education Center.

A fire has destroyed a century-old building on a historic northern New Hampshire estate known for its conservation practices and pick-your-own Christmas tree farm.

Firefighters say the fire at The Rocks Estate in Bethlehem broke out at about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

BETHLEHEM — Bethlehem Fire Chief Jack Anderson said the fire that leveled the Tool Building at The Rocks Estate Wednesday evening began accidentally in a lower-level workshop and is not considered suspicious.

Following the fire that destroyed the historic Tool Building and former Electric Plant used as a gift shop at the Rocks, messages and comments came streaming in.

This year at The Rocks Christmas Tree Farm, we are looking for 3-5 volunteers on each of the busiest pre-Christmas weekend days to help in the pre-cut Christmas tree area.  The Christmas season at The Rocks is magical, with horse-drawn