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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.

 

Walking Tour: The Victorian North End

2000-500-172Saturday, August 9, 2014
10:00 a.m.- noon

$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531

Meet at the Goodwin Funeral Home parking lot (607 Chestnut Street, corner of Harrison Street)

Travel the trail of the visionaries and the successful citizens of Manchester's Victorian era. See the elegant Straw mansion, the fairgrounds and trotting park, and the site of Webster General Hospital! Join local historians John Jordan and Dick Duckoff for a unique tour in the city's North End.

Lecture: Before Peyton Place: In Search of the Real Grace Metalious

pandora-in-blue-jeansSaturday, September 13, 2014
11:00 a.m. at the Millyard Museum
Included with regular admission to the Millyard Museum
*AARP members receive a $3 discount on admission
Free to members of the Manchester Historic Association
Pre-registration is requested - Please call (603)622-7531
      


Manchester native Grace DeRepentigny Metalious believed that in rejecting her own ethnic and religious heritage, she would come closer to inheriting the “American Dream.” Her Quebecois ancestry and her formative years in Manchester reveal aspects of the author that the public rarely knew. Historian Robert Perreault will give a lecture and slide presentation that focuses on Metalious’s most autobiographical and ethnically-oriented but little-known novel, No Adam in Eden.

*Today is AARP Day in the Millyard Museum!  AARP members receive a discount of $3 on admission to the museum (includes admission to this lecture). The museum is open from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Please remember to bring your current AARP card to be eligible for the discount. AARP staff and volunteers will greet visitors from 10:00 a.m. until Noon.

Walking Tour: Pine Grove Cemetery

1981.085.006Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 a.m.- noon

$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531

Meet at the Chapel at Pine Grove Cemetery

Pine Grove Cemetery's 275 acres is the final resting place
for many of Manchester's citizens -- the prominent, the
notorious and the unsung heroes. Hear John Jordan and
Dick Duckoff tell the many fascinating stories of the city's people, the history of the cemetery and the memorial art that it contains.

Walking Tour: New Century Neighborhood

Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:00 a.m.- noon

$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public
Pre-registration is required - Please call (603) 622-7531
 
Meet at the parking lot of the Brookside Congregational Church, corner of Elm and Clarke Streets. 

New Century NeighborhoodVisit the neighborhood of Manchester's movers and shakers when the new century dawned in the early 1900s. Learn about the amazing mansions of North River Road, and a controversial dump! Join local historians John Jordan and Dick Duckoff for a unique tour in the city's North End.

Walking Tour: The Victorian North End

Saturday, August 9, 2014 10:00 a.m.- noon$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public Pre-registration is required - Please call (6..

Lecture: Before Peyton Place: In Search of the Real Grace Metalious

Saturday, September 13, 201411:00 a.m. at the Millyard MuseumIncluded with regular admission to the Millyard Museum *AARP members receive a $3 discoun..

Walking Tour: Pine Grove Cemetery

Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.- noon$5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public Pre-registration is required - Please cal..

Walking Tour: New Century Neighborhood

Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00 a.m.- noon $5 Manchester Historic Association members - $10 General Public Pre-registration is required - Please call..