Exhibits

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.

Special Exhibit: Manchester Through the Lens of Frank Kelly

In the Millyard Museum’s Henry M. Fuller State Theatre Gallery

On exhibit through March 31, 2023

This exhibit highlights the works of Frank Kelly, a prominent Manchester photographer from the 1950s through the 1980s. Kelly owned Frank Kelly Studio in Manchester for 49 years. Over his long career, he, along with his wife Eleanor, photographed many Manchester people, businesses, and landmarks. The Manchester Historic Association is pleased to have recently acquired a large collection of Kelly’s photographs and negatives, many of which are on display in this exhibit.

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