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Holiday Ornaments

Each year the Manchester Historic Association produces an original limited edition brass-plated ornament that celebrates Manchester's history. These unique, detailed ornaments are handcrafted in the United States by the same company that makes the annual White House Holiday Ornament. They make perfect Christmas tree decorations or gifts for the holidays and for many other occasions.  Each comes in a decorative box. Visit the Museum Shop or call (603) 622-7531 to place an order to be shipped by mail. 

Ornaments can also be purchased online.  Please note a $5.00 shipping charge will be included.

MHA Ornament Collection
 

  

 

Elm Street

2016 Ornament - $25.00 

  

Elm Street Ornament

This ornament depicts Elm Street as it used to look in the early 20th century; cobblestones, trolleys running down the road, and beautiful arched lights that were taken down around 1919.

 

 

Weston Observatory

2015 Ornament - $25.00

2015 Ornament

This ornament features the Weston Observatory, a Manchester landmark built in 1896 in honor of James Adams Weston, a former Mayor of Manchester and Governor of New Hampshire.  The tower stands 66 feet tall, giving an exquisite view of Manchester and the surrounding areas from its observation deck.  

Carpenter Memorial Library

2014 Ornament - $22.00

2014 Ornament

 

This ornament celebrates the centennial of the Carpenter Memorial Library building, a gift to the City of Manchester by Frank P. Carpenter as a memorial to his wife, Elenora Blood Carpenter.  The building was dedicated on November 18, 1914.  

 

 

Gill Stadium 100th Anniversary

2013 Ornament - $22.00

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This ornament celebrates the 100th anniversary of Gill Stadium, depicting in detail the original stadium exterior wall, and Manchester police officer and professional baseball player John "Phenomenal" Smith.

 

 

Amoskeag Steam Locomotive

2012 Ornament - $20.00

 

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Design is based on a lithograph of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company steam locomotive engine "O.W. Bayley Amoskeag Engine #92 - 1853"

 

 

Manchester City Hall

2011 Ornament - $20.00

 

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Ash Street School

2009 Ornament -  $15.00

 

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'City of Manchester' Trolley

2007 Ornament - $15.00

 

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