May 30, 2017
In This Issue
American Girl Doll Tea Party
Saturday, June 10, 2017  
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Millyard Museum - $10 per person  
Time Travelers Summer Camp

25th Annual Historic Preservation Awards
Thank you to everyone who attended and sponsored this year's Historic Preservation Awards on May 18.  It was a great night and we once again congratulate this year's recipients! 

We also want to thank Dick Anagnost and Alex Anagnost who served as this year's Honorary Chairs. 

Click here to view the program book.  Also, be sure to check out the photos from the event on our Facebook page!
New in the Museum Shop!
The Millyard Museum is excited to announce that we are carrying some new items in our gift shop! The Museum Shop has new Manchester baseball T-shirts, calligraphy pen sets, coffee mug gift sets, new glass  ornaments featuring an image of the Jefferson Mill, and more! The museum is also proud to announce the addition of vintage candy and fudge from Manchester's Candy Kingdom. The Maple Guy's maple coffee is also back in stock, but it sells fast! Some of these items are only available for a limited time. Come check out the store today! When you think of locally themed gifts, think the Millyard Museum's Gift Shop. We know Manchester...
Get Wrapped Up! Learn about the Military Tradition of Paracord

Saturday, July 8, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Millyard Museum -
$10 per person  ($8 MHA members) 
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.
Walking Tour: Pre-Civil War Manchester
Saturday, July 15, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - noon
$10 per person ($5 for MHA members)
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 at 88 Lowell Street (brick building - NH Institute of Art Lowell Hall)

Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531.  
6th Annual Elm Grove Golf Tournament
Elm Grove Companies invites you to join in its mission to support local charities in our community. Your tax deductible sponsorship will provide support to The Manchester Historic Association, Bikes for Books, and The Manchester Masonic Foundation. We are anxiously looking forward to another successful event! By being a sponsor you will be promoting your company to many area professionals who are very loyal to its sponsors.  Please contact Matt Vlangas for more information: 603-944-9006 or 
On Exhibit: Doctor's Orders - Public Health in Manchester
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.

On exhibit through June 24.

This exhibit has been made possible through sponsorships from:
2016 Annual Report
The Manchester Historic Association's 2016 Annual Report is now available!  Please click on the above link to view or download the report.  

Copies of the Annual Report are also available at the front desk of the Millyard Museum and will be distributed at the Annual Meeting on April 19.  If you would like to receive a hard copy, please e-mail and we will be happy to mail one to you.

The Manchester Historic Association is an independent tax-exempt charitable 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit organization with the mission to collect, preserve and share the history of Manchester, New Hampshire USA. The Association operates the Millyard Museum and Research Center.   


The Millyard Museum is located at 200 Bedford Street in the historic Amoskeag Millyard. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Research Center is located at 129 Amherst Street in the Victory Park Historic District. The Research Center is open to the public on Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and by appointment.  


Admission for both facilities is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (62 and over) and for college students, $4 for children 12-18, and free for children under 12. Group rates are available. Please call (603) 622-7531 for more information, or visit the website

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Manchester Historic Association
129 Amherst Street
Manchester, NH 03101