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Posted September 19. 2017 10:07PM

On Lake Winnipesaukee, a map-making rivalry

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Lake Winnipesaukee 

LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE, N.H. — The cartographic rivalry began suddenly, and with a loud bang, about 800 feet east of Pistol Island in Lake Winnipesaukee. The year was 1993, and Stewart Woodworth, who had bought a summer house on Black Head Island the previous year, was driving his boat across what his map showed to be a clear stretch of water when his propeller suddenly smashed into a large boulder beneath the surface.