Woven In Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls
A Permanent Exhibit at the Millyard Museum
See the stone tools of the Paleo-Indians who fished at Amoskeag Falls thousands of years ago, learn how raw cotton was made into cloth during the Industrial Revolution, and stroll under the lighted arches of Elm Street during its heyday. Learn how the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company developed its famous “mile of mills” and how it shaped Manchester into the largest planned city in New England. Discover what life was like for the people who came here from many different countries through creative & colorful displays of original artifacts, documents/photographs, and murals/multi-media presentations.
Henry W. Herrick - Manchester's Most Versatile Artist
In the Millyard Museum’s Henry M. Fuller State Theatre Gallery
On exhibit April 21 through September 30, 2023
Henry W. Herrick (1824-1906) was a talented wood engraver, book illustrator, and watercolorist. After spending his childhood in New Hampshire, Herrick began his career as an artist in New York, working for several prominent publishers and teaching at the School of Design for Women. In 1865, he returned to Manchester where he continued to work as a designer and engraver and took up the art of watercolor. This exhibition features many of his works from throughout his long and illustrious career.