National Geographic : 1937 Jul
Photograph byWinston H.Pote LAKE CHOCORUA, NAMED FOR AN ILL-FATED INDIAN CHIEF, MIRRORS PEAKS OF THE SANDWICH RANGE Chief Chocorua, according to legend, left his son with the family of a white friend while he visited Canada. Theson accidentally poisoned himself. Chocorua, on his return, took vengeance by killing the wife and children-of his friend. He was tracked to the summit of a near-by mountain, which also bears his name, and died invoking curses upon all white men.