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For advanced registration, please contact the Millyard Museum at (603) 622-7531, or by mail at 200 Bedford Street, Suite 103, Manchester, NH 03101. Or, drop by the reception desk at either the Millyard Museum or the Research Center during open hours. You may also register by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note that credit card payments cannot be accepted via e-mail, but may be made over the telephone at (603) 622-7531.

 

Doctor's Orders: Public Health in Manchester

1982.066.018

In the Henry M. Fuller State Theatre Gallery in the Millyard Museum
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Included with museum admission

Be sure to check out this exciting new exhibit on the history of public health in Manchester.  From smallpox to polio to the current issues facing the city, this exhibit highlights the organizations that have fought to keep Manchester healthy. 

Exhibit extended through July 8.
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
This exhibit has been made possible through sponsorships from:
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paracordSaturday, July 8, 2017 
10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

$
8 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public 

Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531 

Come learn about 77 years of military history! Army Combat Veteran Daniel Peters will be teaching the history of American Paratrooper's tradition and use of paracord in military practices. Attendees will also get to learn how to tie their own cobra wrap survival bracelet! There will be a short presentation on the history of the United States Airborne soldiers followed by a demonstration on how to tie different knots and brads commonly used in the military today.  This event is for ages 10 to adult.

SummerCamp To register, fill out our registration form and mail it to the Manchester Historic Association, 200 Bedford Street, Manchester, NH 03101 along with payment.  Payment is due in full at the time of registration.  $50 of the registration fee is non-refundable.  Space is limited, so register now!

For more information, contact Kristy Ellsworth, Museum Educator, at 603-622-7531 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Early Homes tourSaturday, July 15, 2017 
10:00 a.m.- noon

$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531



This newly offered tour highlights homes and individuals who were part of the early development of  Manchester when it was known as the "New Village". In the 1840s and 1850s, residents who were to become mayors, governors, U.S. Congressmen, and industrialists lived here. Historians John Jordan and Richard Duckoff will focus on the neighborhood clustered on Lowell, Walnut, Bridge, Union, and Beech Streets. Some familiar names: Carpenter, Varney, and Varick, lived here during their careers. Meet up at 88 Lowell St., at brick building at corner of Chestnut and Lowell Streets at start of tour.
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531. 


jutras mapSaturday, August 12, 2017 
10:00 a.m.- noon

$
5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public 

Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531

Visit St. Augustine Cemetery with John Jordan and Dick Duckoff. Hear fascinating stories about local Franco- American pioneers from all walks of life. Learn about Mayor Moise Verrette, Lieutenant William Jut
ras, Edmond Pinard, and Tancrède Pariseau, among others. Meet up at the Old St. Augustine Cemetery on S. Beech Street, next to the Hebrew Cemetery.

1981.085.006Saturday, September 23, 2017 
10:00 a.m.- noon

$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531

Meet at the Chapel at Pine Grove Cemetery

Local historians, Dick Duckoff and John Jordan, will lead this tour through Manchester's only active municipal cemetery.  The cemetery was first developed in 1851.  Over the years the city made several additional land purchases, until the cemetery grew to around 275 acres. Many of Manchester's most prominent citizens were buried at Pine Grove.These include philanthropist Frank P. Carpenter, industrialist George A. Leighton, and 13 Manchester mayors.  Also buried there are some now forgotten people whose compelling stories will be retold. The cemetery includes beautiful monuments of many different designs such as the Ursula Chapel built in 1905, the City Mausoleum built in 1980, and 17 family mausoleums.  The tour will begin at the Ursula Chapel.  Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531.

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Walking Tour: St. Augustine Cemetery

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Get Wrapped Up! Learn about the Military Tradition of Paracord

Saturday, July 8, 2017 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.$8 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public  Pre-registration is required -...

Walking Tour: Pine Grove Cemetery

Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:00 a.m.- noon$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public Pre-registration is required - Pleas...

Time Travelers Summer Camp

To register, fill out our registration form and mail it to the Manchester Historic Association, 200 Bedford Street, Manchester, NH 03101 al...

Walking Tour: Pre-Civil War Manchester

Saturday, July 15, 2017 10:00 a.m.- noon$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public Pre-registration is required - Please cal...