Inscription. This Box Car was a restoration project of the Grand Voiture du N.H. of the Forty and Eight. This Box Car is one of the 49 Freedom cars sent by the French Government to each one of the 48 states and one to be shared by District of Columbia and Hawaii in 1949. This car is a Memorial to those who lost their lives in all wars and to Franco American friendship.
By Peter Labrie, July 1, 2006
|1. Merci Box Car Marker|
Erected by Voiture 559.
Location. 42° 59.779′ N, 71° 28.913′ W. Marker is in Manchester, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of Reed Street and Reed Street just off Bremer Street when traveling south on Reed Street. Click for map. Reed Street just off Bremer Street. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester NH 03102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. St. Mary's Bank Credit Union / La Caisse Populaire Saint-Marie (approx. 0.4 miles away); Matthew Thornton (approx. 10.8 miles away).
More about this marker. In window of new structure containing the box car.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another Merci Box Car Marker.
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By Peter Labrie, July 3, 2006
|2. Merci Box Car of NH|
1. Merci Box Car of NH. Info, History on the Box Car as well as photos and links. (Submitted on June 10, 2009, by Peter Labrie of Manchester, New Hampshire.)
2. Merci Boxcar of New Hampshire. (Submitted on May 23, 2011, by Peter Labrie of Manchester, New Hampshire.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2009, by Peter Labrie of Manchester, New Hampshire. This page has been viewed 1,239 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2009, by Peter Labrie of Manchester, New Hampshire. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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