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Manchester New Hampshire’s Sheehan-Basquil Park and Hunt Memorial Pool

According to a 2009 Manchester Union Leader newspaper report, in the early 1950s, Alderman John F. Mills (Ward 7, last year served 1953) “proposed that the landfill area bordered by Maple, Auburn and Wilson streets be turned into a neighborhood … Continue reading

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Manchester NH Civic Leader and Officer Candidate: S/Sgt. John J. Sullivan (1907-1942)

On 4 April 1950 an ordinance was passed “establishing John J. Sullivan Square in East Manchester… where Massabesic Street and Spruce Street intersects,” and was signed by Mayor Josaphat T. Benoit.   John J. Sullivan did not die in battle, as … Continue reading

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