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Events

For advanced registration, please contact the Millyard Museum at (603) 622-7531, or by mail at 200 Bedford Street, Suite 103, Manchester, NH 03101. Or, drop by the reception desk at either the Millyard Museum or the Research Center during open hours. You may also register by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please note that credit card payments cannot be accepted via e-mail, but may be made over the telephone at (603) 622-7531.

You may also register on-line (and receive automatic notices of programs) by becoming a member of the Manchester History Network Meetupwww.Meetup.com/Manchester-History-Network

 

22nd Annual Historic Preservation Awards Dinner

Dearborn Memorial Hall - Odd Fellows Hall - small for websiteThursday, April 17, 2014 
5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
$85 general public - $75 Manchester Historic Association Members - $600 table seating 8
At the Armory Building - Center of New Hampshire Radisson Hotel 700 Elm Street, Manchester NH 

Honorary Chair - Joseph B. Reilly, President & CEO, Centrix Bank

Master of Ceremonies - Ed Brouder, Trustee of the Manchester Historic Association, Historian and Educator

Members Reservation
 
Non-Members Reservation

The Historic Preservation Awards program recognizes and supports the efforts of individuals, businesses, and organizations who have made significant contributions to the preservation of buildings, neighborhoods, and other historic resources in the city. Join us for this special event! 

List of 2014 Historic Preservation Awards Honorees

Press Photos for 2014 Historic Preservation Awards Honorees on the Manchester History Network Meetup website

Sponsorship Flyer (PDF)

Sponsorship Form (PDF)

Image: The City of Manchester will be honored this year with the Restoration of a Historic Building Award for the Dearborn Memorial Hall/Odd Fellows Hall Renovation Project at 434 Lake Avenue (shown).   

View the slide show on the 2013 Historic Preservation Awards Dinner on the Manchester History Network website (includes information about the awards program and the awards presentation event): http://www.meetup.com/Manchester-History-Network/photos/13893052/

Open Doors Arts and Cultural Tour

opendoorsThursday, April 24, 2014
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.    

FREE Admission 


Hop on the trolley and visit art galleries and museums in the city including the Millyard Museum, SEE Science Center, Art 3 Gallery, Art on the Wall at City Hall, Langer Place, E.W. Poore, Studio 550, Framers Market and Arbor in the Millyard at Manchester Vineyard Community Church. The trolleys stop at these locations approximately every 20-30 minutes throughout the evening. Easy parking is available at Langer Place at 55 S. Commercial Street, or at 200 Bedford Street (site of the Millyard Museum and the SEE Science Center).

“Powerful As Truth” The Story of William Loeb

Powerful as TruthSaturday, May 10, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
In the Millyard Museum - 200 Bedford Street
FREE Admission 


This documentary and discussion, facilitated by John Gfroerer, tells the story of William Loeb, publisher of the Manchester Union Leader. It traces Loeb’s rise to be one of the most influential voices in New Hampshire. Through interviews, archival material, and news footage, it documents his influence on the state. The documentary also chronicles the history of New Hampshire from 1950 to 1985, bringing to life such figures as Governors Walter Peterson, Wesley Powell, and Meldrim Thomson.

 

This program is generously sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council. 

The New England Life of Bob Montana

Anderson - Montana TalkSaturday, June 14, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
In the Millyard Museum - 200 Bedford Street
Included with regular admission - FREE for MHA members 


Join author and historian Carol Lee Anderson as she takes readers on the journey through the fascinating life of Bob Montana - from his boyhood days in vaudeville and the development of the Archie comic to Montana's many contributions to his local community. Anderson is the author of “The New England Life of Bob Montana.”

 

 

22nd Annual Historic Preservation Awards Dinner

Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. $85 general public - $75 Manchester Historic Association Members - $600 table seating 8At the Armory..

Open Doors Arts and Cultural Tour

Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.    FREE Admission Hop on the trolley and visit art galleries and museums in..

“Powerful As Truth” The Story of William Loeb

Saturday, May 10, 2014 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.In the Millyard Museum - 200 Bedford Street FREE Admission  This documentary and discussion, facili..

The New England Life of Bob Montana

Saturday, June 14, 2014 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.In the Millyard Museum - 200 Bedford Street Included with regular admission - FREE for MHA members ..