This is considered to be the site of Colonel John Goffe's log dwelling. In 1744 Goffe build a gristmill on Bowman's Brook, later run by his son, Major John Goffe (1727–1813), and his grandson, Theodore Atkinson Goffe (1769–1860). The . . . — — Map (db m88052) HM
Built in 1889, the Grasmere Town Hall was
designed by noted Manchester architect
William W. Ireland, who created it in the
Queen Anne style popular at the time.
It was built not only as a meeting hall but
also a school (Schoolhouse #9). For . . . — — Map (db m162622) HM
In Memory of
Michael J. Kos
– #29 –
February 28, 1955 – August 2, 2007
Who served the Town of Goffstown faithfully for 23 years as a truck driver for the Department of Public Works as well as the Teamsters Local 633 as . . . — — Map (db m162623) HM
General Orders, No. 11. Headquarters Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in . . . — — Map (db m152129) HM
The Pierce Homestead was built in 1804 by Benjamin Pierce, a general in the American Revolution, twice governor of New Hampshire (1827-28, 1829-30), and father of Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States (1853-57). Franklin Pierce . . . — — Map (db m83659) HM
Stone Arch Bridges Beginning in the 1830's, a few arched granite highway bridges were built in southern New Hampshire under the supervision of engineers from major manufacturing centers. By the 1850's, rural stonemasons had mastered the art of . . . — — Map (db m97139) HM
Samuel Blodgett began a canal to bypass the steep falls in 1793, with money provided by a lottery. The canal was finished in 1807. Mills then sprang up on both sides of the river below the falls. The world renowned Amoskeag Manufacturing Company . . . — — Map (db m64872) HM
who was the
life for our
World War I
This memorial made possible
through the untiring efforts of
Chris J. Agrafiotis
· . . . — — Map (db m117728) WM
In honor of the men of Manchester who gave their services in the War which saved the Union and secured equal rights for all under the Constitution. This monument built by a grateful city 1878
Additional inscription: Et Decorium est pro Patria . . . — — Map (db m96014) HM
Main inscription Brigadier General Kasimir Pulaski Born 1748 Died 1779 Marshall General of Poland
Front Charleston Savannah Germantown Side Script Father of American Cavalry Chief of Dragoons Continental Army . . . — — Map (db m96025) HM
Plaque 1 In honor of Rene Gagnon and all those from Manchester who answered their countries call.
PFC Rene A. Gagnon 2nd Bn. 28th Reg. 5th Marine Div.
"Don't glorify war... there is no glory in it" Rene A. Gagnon "On Iwo Jima . . . — — Map (db m96023) HM WM
In memory of the Manchester Men who died in the Great War that made the world safe for Democracy... In a righteous cause they have won immortal glory and have nobly served their nation in serving mankind — — Map (db m96024) WM
Veterans Memorial Park
In honor of the men and women of Manchester who answered their nation's call in World War I, World War II, Korea and Viet Nam to preserve the principles of Freedom. We as a grateful and proud city dedicate these markers . . . — — Map (db m96016) WM
This is an 8 sided octagonal memorial. There is also a smaller memorial with a lengthy inscription. Beneath each side are rows and rows of inscripted names, with stars indicating those who made the supreme sacrifice with their lives.
On the 8 . . . — — Map (db m96013) WM
This monument erected by the city of Manchester to her sons who on land and sea defended the nation's honor in the war with Spain, the insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 Dedicated July 4, 1929. — — Map (db m101429) WM
Look up! Manchester's first "green roof"
now sits on top of City Hall's Connector building.
This UNH Cooperative Extension Initiative combines new technology with plants to deliver many benefits to the building below and to our overall . . . — — Map (db m117680) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m19825) HM
Obverse March 8th, 1922 - December 6th, 2014
Ralph Henry Baer was born March 8, 1922 in Pirmasens, Germany into a Jewish family. As a teenager, Ralph and his family fled to America to avoid the coming Holocaust. After . . . — — Map (db m135473) HM
Marker Front: The first credit union in the U.S. was founded here in 1908, the inspiration of Monsignor Pierre Hevey, the pastor of Sainte-Marie Parish. Monsignor Hevey sought to improve the economic stability of the French-speaking mill . . . — — Map (db m65149) HM
The Currier Museum of Art originally opened in 1929, in a building designed by Edward Tilton of the New York architectural firm Tilton and Githens. Major expansions to the 1929 building were added to the north of the original building in 1982 . . . — — Map (db m125009) HM
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, . . . — — Map (db m117686) HM
Established in 1841
Designed in the Rural Cemetery style
Built on land deeded to the City of Manchester
by the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company.
Resting place of Manchester laborers, civic leaders, industrialists and children.
Listed on the . . . — — Map (db m117718) HM
Nearby stands the boyhood home of Samuel Wilson (1766 to 1854) who was generally known as Uncle Sam. He supplied beef to the Army in 1812. The brand on his barrel was U.S. The transition from U.S. to Uncle Sam followed and became the popular . . . — — Map (db m75238) HM
One of three New Hampshiremen to sign the Declaration of Independence, Matthew Thornton, physician, soldier, patriot, agitated against the Stamp Act of 1765, presided over the Provincial Congress in 1775, served in the State Senate and as an . . . — — Map (db m74577) HM
Was the original town, chartered by Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1673, which embraced parts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The New Hampshire portion of this area, following determination of the province boundary in 1741, was subsequently . . . — — Map (db m88053) HM
These two Revolutionary soldiers were settlers near here in the town of Monson (afterward Amherst, now Milford). Captain Crosby served with distinction at Bunker Hill and marched in defense of Ticonderoga in 1777 and of Rhode Island in 1778. He . . . — — Map (db m161187) HM
A tribute to the
men of Nashua
who served their country
on land or sea during
the War of the
Rebellion, and aided in
preserving the integrity
Erected by the
City of Nashua, . . . — — Map (db m197553) WM
In 1960 their beautiful community was
sacrificed for the Everett Flood Control
Project. Their village was the home for over
60 families and was a self supporting thriving
community. Farming and lumbering was the way
of life for the . . . — — Map (db m132346) HM
Twenty-two mills in Weare, located along the
Piscataquog River, were the economic life-blood
of the town from 1752-1979. The mills furnished
employment, goods and services locally and afar.
They manufactured toys, textiles, wood and . . . — — Map (db m132357) HM
Evidence suggests there was a bridge on this site since the mid-1700's. In the mid-1800's the bridge was washed out and replaced with a boxed pony truss-style wooden bridge, similar in structure to a covered bridge. By 1930 this bridge was . . . — — Map (db m198711) HM