This is a beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical Map of Squam Lake in Grafton, Carroll and Belknap counties, New Hampshire with the following interesting stats carved into it:
- Originally called Keeseenunknipe which meant "The goose lake in the Highlands". The white Settlers that followed shortened the name to Casumpa, Kusumpy and/or Kesumpe around 1779. In the early 19th century, the lake was given another Abenaki name, Asquam, which means "water". Finally, early in the 20th century, Asquam was shortened to its present version, Squam.
- The 1981 film “On Golden Pond” was filmed on Lake Squam.
- Max. Length: 7 Miles
- Max Width: 4.6 Miles
- 6,791 Surface Acres
- 30 Named Islands
Personalize your own map by choosing 3 options from the links below. Each option you choose will be engraved where the corresponding number is shown on the map in the image. Once you've made your selection, hit the back button and go to the next option. Add names and dates as a message during checkout. We will send a graphic proof for approval prior to production. Please contact us if you have any questions.
It drains via a short natural channel into Little Squam Lake, and then through a dam at the head of the short Squam River into the Pemigewasset at Ashland. Covering 6,791 acres Squam is the second-largest lake located entirely in New Hampshire.
(Not all of this information made it onto the map, we just love to read up on the lakes we design).