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