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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.

 

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Tour of Mount Calvary Cemetery

Saturday, September 22, 2018 

10:00 a.m.- noon

Visit Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Dick Duckoff and Matt Labbe to hear the stories of local Franco-American pioneers from all walks of life.  Learn about luminaries such as sculptor Lucien Gosselin, photographer Ulric Bourgeois, baker Amie Normand, zoo owner Leandre Charbonneau, dentist Nazaire Biron, credit union founder Joseph Boivin and so many, many more. Meet at the Mausoleum/Office parking lot on Goffstown Rd, opposite the cemetery. 

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

 

Manchester and the Great War

In the Henry M. Fuller State Theatre Gallery in the Millyard Museum

Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Included with museum admission

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I, the Manchester Historic Association presents the exhibit "Manchester and the Great War".  This exhibit explores the impact of World War I on the city of Manchester and the many men from the community who took part in the conflict.

On Exhibit through December 31, 2018

 

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October 20 & 21, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$7 per person or $20 per family
$5 per person for MHA members  
Walking tours of the area conducted at 1:00 each day 
Cost for walking tour is included with your admission to the tower.  The cost for the walking tour only is $5 per person.

Parking will be available in front of the Weston Observatory off of Oak Hill Ave. 

We are back this year with another opportunity to climb to the top of the Weston Observatory!  Located behind Derryfield Park, Weston Observatory was built in 1896 in honor of James Adams Weston, a former Mayor of Manchester and Governor of New Hampshire.  The tower stands 66 feet tall, giving an exquisite view of Manchester and the surrounding areas from its observation deck.  Normally closed to the public, the Weston Observatory will be open for just one weekend in October during foliage season.  Picnic tables will be available, so bring a lunch and come enjoy the beautiful fall foliage while experiencing one of Manchester's best kept secrets! Please note that the Observatory is not accessible for people in wheelchairs or who have walking disabilities. 


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Saturday, October 27, November 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2018
1:00 p.m. 
Millyard Museum Discovery Gallery
Included with regular admission
 

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and in conjunction with the Millyard Museum exhibit "Manchester and the Great War", the Manchester Historic Association will be showing a series of WWI films on Saturdays from October 27 to November 24.    

 October 27:  Sergeant York (1941) 

November 3: War Horse (2011)

November 10:  Paths of Glory (1957)  

November 17:  The Lost Battalion (2001)

November 24:  All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 

 

MHALOGOcolorThe Historic Preservation Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Historic Preservation Awards. 

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, traditions and other historic resources in the Queen City.

Over 26 years, more than 230 recipients have been recognized for a wide variety of preservation efforts in 40 different categories. The annual event has become the MHA’s single largest fundraiser to support its non-profit mission of collecting, preserving and sharing the history of Manchester.

If you are interested in nominating a person, organization or business for a Historic Preservation Award, please complete the HPA 2019 Nomination Form

The 27th Annual Historic Preservation Awards will be held on May 21, 2019.  

Now on Exhibit

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Weston Observatory Foliage Viewing

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World War I Movie Series

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