Category Archives: Structures

The Hammond Family and Their Home in Nashua, New Hampshire

Usually the photograph of a human face spurs me to write a story, but in this case it was one of an ivy covered building.  The Ebay description hinted that it might be located in Nashua, New Hampshire, for that … Continue reading

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The Lucky Elephant and Benson Wild Animal Farm of Hudson, New Hampshire

A few months ago there was a flurry of stories about the large concrete elephant at Tufts University having finally fallen apart, with a new (and different) one being constructed to replace it. The disintegrated 10-foot elephant was a “lucky” … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s Wagner Memorial Park aka Pretty Park

Wagner Memorial Park is a well-landscaped park with a Greek-revival monument and benches, located in the Arts & Cultural District of Manchester, New Hampshire. The park was created on an entire block of land (one and one-half acres) located between … Continue reading

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Missing Places: Lucy Hastings Hospital of Manchester, New Hampshire

The Lucy Hastings Hospital was a small general hospital located at 1038 Union Street in Manchester, New Hampshire.  The building still exists, now being used as a private home.  The hospital was founded in on 25 February 1925 by George … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Rock Rimmon–The Landmark, Park and Dupont Pool

..How “The Rock” was named.. Lets go back in time about 165 years. It is obvious from the existence of the following two items, that at least as early as 1847 the great stone ledge of West Manchester was called … Continue reading

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