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Manchester in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Mill Girl

 
 
The Mill Girl Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2018
1. The Mill Girl Marker
Inscription.

She stands here, for thousands
of 19th century working women:

Industrial revolutionaries who broke
with the past to earn their living,
making history and creating the future.

In 1880 one third of Manchester's population,
3385 women, worked in the textile mills of
the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, situated
below along the banks of the Merrimack River.

Sculptress:
Antoinette Schultze

Funding for this public art project
was made possible by gifts from:

Norwin S. & Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation
and
Samuel P. Hunt Foundation

Dedicated September 9, 1988

Presented by the City of Manchester Parks & Recreation Commission
and
Manchester Art Commission


 
Erected 1988 by City of Manchester Parks & Recreation Commission, Manchester Art Commission, and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 42° 59.507′ N, 71° 28.039′ W. Marker is in Manchester, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of Commercial Street and Stark Street, on the right when traveling north on Commercial Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester NH 03101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
The Mill Girl Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2018
2. The Mill Girl Marker and Sculpture
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brigadier General John Stark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manchester's First Green Roof (approx. 0.2 miles away); City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Notre Dame Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manchester NH World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manchester NH War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manchester NH Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Manchester NH Victory Park War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
Regarding The Mill Girl. While most of the links deal with mill girls in Lowell, Massachusetts, the mill girl experience in New Hampshire was similar.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Mill Girls (Lowell National Historical Park). (Submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Mill Girls (Lowell National Historical Park). (Submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Lowell Mill Girls Go on Strike, 1836 (Robinson). (Submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Lowell Mill Girls and the factory system, 1840 (Gilder Lehrman). (Submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Amoskeag Manufacturing Company at Wikipedia.
The Mill Girl Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2018
3. The Mill Girl Sculpture
(Submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Mill Girl Sculptor's Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2018
4. The Mill Girl Sculptor's Mark
The Mill Girl Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2018
5. The Mill Girl Sculpture
The Former Pandora Mill Building, part of the Amoskeag Mill Complex image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2018
6. The Former Pandora Mill Building, part of the Amoskeag Mill Complex
Now houses the University of New Hampshire's Manchester campus
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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