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Seeing the NH Sights: Claremont

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Claremont is a paradise of second-hand, consignment, and antique shops. Today I counted 13 shops while driving through the downtown area. While eating lunch,

I was told of a few others. On Saturday mornings. Yard sales are abundant. Pleasant St is a great place to start with Nanaís Collectables and Pleasant Street Used Furniture & Antiques.. Violetís Book Exchange is a great place to find used books.

Our favorite place to eat in Claremont is the Common Man Inn and Restaurant, located in the Monadnock Mill. The menu prices are reasonable and the food is wonderful! The menu has enough variety to accommodate different diets and tastes. The staff is very helpful too. You can learn more about The Common Man at http://thecman.com/

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GRAMMYEAC 9/15/2013 11:34PM

    I'll second your recommendation for the Common Man Restaurant. Good food, fair prices. No reservations, so, especially on weekend nights, plan to either come early or be willing to wait for a table (or eat at the bar).

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COLLEENROSTE 9/15/2013 2:33PM

    thankyou for sharing your day in Claremont- I love to 'visit' new places through the blogs of sparkfriends

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DEBBYFROMMT 9/15/2013 2:03PM

    Amazing! One day I will visit but don't know when.......

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IOEINC 9/15/2013 11:29AM

    Lovely pictures. Lots of small towns have had to reinvent their downtowns with the advent of shopping malls. I love it when they do it successfully. We live in a college town with an overabundance of restaurants but there are still a few nice shops. We had several independent coffee shops, one was really great with twice weekly poetry readings and local bands but sadly it shut down when a Starbucks moved in across the street. And the sad thing is that there is a Starbucks within walking distance to that one. I like to support local businesses but getting harder all the time with all the national chains moving in. Even all the malls are full of national chains.

You live in a lovely picturesque area. Thanks for sharing your pics!!

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OKBACK2ME 9/15/2013 11:10AM

    Pretty!

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TEDYBEAR2838 9/15/2013 10:48AM

    I love those kinds of towns!

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SANDRALEET 9/15/2013 8:01AM

    I love used books and yard sales found much in them Cast iron and expensive pan pots much more

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RIDLEYRIDER 9/15/2013 7:44AM

  Love New England downtowns!

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MSLZZY 9/15/2013 7:39AM

    That looks like a very pretty place to visit. Have a great Sunday!

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1CRAZYDOG 9/15/2013 7:10AM

    Gorgeous town! Thank you for sharing it with us.

HUGS and blessings for your Sunday.

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MARINEMAMA 9/15/2013 6:57AM

    Thanks for sharing!!

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NANNABLACK 9/15/2013 6:36AM

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NUTRON3 9/15/2013 6:30AM

    Thanks for the info

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NASFKAB 9/15/2013 6:22AM

  thanks will be useful if I visit NH

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