The historic Mount Washington Hotel in the town of Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, stands out against the peaks of the Presidential Range. Today it is owned by the Omni hotel chain. The hotel's website has an excellent self-guided historical tour. It is worth a few minutes of your time.
As World War II was approaching its end, the U.S. government hosted an important monetary conference here in 1944, establishing the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, tying other currencies to the dollar, and creating mechanisms by which Europe could right itself after the war's disruptions.