Category Archives: Structures

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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The Origin of the New Hampshire Historical Society

Today the New Hampshire Historical Society has a strong presence in the state, and maintains several buildings to house the collections and the library of the society in Concord, New Hampshire.  Even the collectors of history have a history of … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Janesville

New Hampshire has had very few places named after women.  In fact, I don’t know of any others beside Janeville (Janesville in some documents).  Leave it to the city “fathers” to obliterate the name of the only ancient village in … Continue reading

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