July 29, 2016
In This Issue
American Girl Doll Tea Party
Saturday, August 6, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  - 1:00 p.m. 
$10 per person  
Space is limited.  Reserve your space by purchasing your tickets here or by calling 622-7531.  Note: Children MUST be accompanied by an adult.
The Rise of Manchester
Special Exhibit: The Rise of Manchester
Discovery Gallery, Millyard Museum
On exhibit through August 29, 2016
This photo exhibit features images of many of Manchester's iconic structures under construction.  See how the Jefferson Mill, Amoskeag Bank, Notre Dame Bridge, Hampshire Plaza, and many other Manchester landmarks looked as they were being built.  Featuring images from the Manchester Historic Association's collection, this exhibit is being opened in conjunction with the Currier Museum of Art's exhibit, Urban Landscapes: Manchester and the Modern American City.
Walking Tour: New Century Neighborhood
Saturday, August 13, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m. 
$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public 
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531   
Meet at the parking lot of the Brookside Congregational Church, corner of Elm and Clarke Streets. 

Visit the neighborhood of Manchester's movers and shakers when the new century dawned in the early 1900s. Learn about the amazing mansions of North River Road, and a controversial dump! Join local historians John Jordan and Dick Duckoff for a unique tour in the city's North End. 

NOTE: The tour will finish on River Road near Stark Park
Walking Tour: The Victorian North End
Saturday, September 17, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m. 
$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public 
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531   
Meet at the Goodwin Funeral Home parking lot (607 Chestnut Street, corner of Harrison Street)  

Travel the trail of the visionaries and the successful citizens of Manchester's Victorian era. See the elegant Straw mansion, the fairgrounds and trotting park, and the site of Webster General Hospital! Join local historians John Jordan and Dick Duckoff for a unique tour in the city's North End.  
Reciprocal Membership with the Currier Museum

For the duration of the Millyard Museum's exhibit, The Rise of Manchester, and the Currier Museum's exhibit, Urban Landscapes: Manchester and the Modern City (June 11-August 29, 2016), the two museums will be offering free general admission to each other's members. 

Urban Landscapes: Manchester and the Modern City features realistic, romanticized and abstracted views of the cities' most defining features-such as Manchester's Amoskeag Mills and the skyscrapers of New York City. Poignant street scenes will reveal the diverse experiences of city-dwellers. 

MHA members can just show their membership card at the Currier's Guest Services desk.  Take advantage of this great opportunity to visit another one of Manchester's cultural institutions! 
Reciprocal Membership with the NH Telephone Museum

During the month of August, the Manchester Historic Association will be having a reciprocal membership program with the New Hampshire Telephone Museum in Warner.  Members of the MHA will be able to visit the NH Telephone Museum for free!  The New Hampshire Telephone Museum houses a tangible history of telecommunications which can be viewed via guided or self-guided tours.  Their knowledgeable staff provides engaging commentary highlighting important moments in telephone history, such as the race to the patent office, the undertaker who invented the dial system, and much more. 

To visit the NH Telephone Museum for free, simply show your MHA membership card during the month of August.  The NH Telephone Museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00am-4:00pm.  Learn more on their website: www.nhtelephonemuseum.org
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Help us Collect, Preserve, and Share Manchester's History!

By joining the Manchester Historic Association you not only receive attractive benefits, but you also have the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting the Association's efforts to collect, preserve and share Manchester's rich history. Membership is the best way to stay in touch with people who care about the city's history, and who appreciate the importance of historical education.

To become a member of the Manchester Historic Association, visit our website:
To join over the phone, or if you have any questions, please call (603) 622-7531. You may also contact us by e-mail: history@manchesterhistoric.org.
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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 www.manchesterhistoric.org.

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Manchester Historic Association
129 Amherst Street
Manchester, NH 03101