“Quilts tell stories, and quilt history is full of myths and misinformation as well as heartwarming tales of service and tradition,” said Pam Weeks, who is curating the exhibit along with Marylou (Ashooh) Lazos. “This exhibit allows us to delve into world history, women’s history, industrial history, and just plain wonderful stories.” READ MORE
Historians John Jordan and Richard Duckoff will focus on the neighborhood clustered on Lowell, Walnut, Bridge, Union, and Beech Streets. Some familiar names: Carpenter, Varney, and Varick, lived here during their careers.
Manchester Trolley Nights is a tradition in Manchester that highlights arts and culture in our community. Trolley nights are organized each year by area arts & cultural organizations to celebrate the amazing diversity of artistic expression and cultural experiences that the city has to offer. READ MORE
At least 300 residents gathered at the Mill West on Flag Day 2017 to reenact the iconic Great Flag photo and to celebrate Old Glory, and the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness in the City of Manchester. READ MORE
The Manchester Historic Association (MHA) has selected five honorees for its 25th Annual Historic Preservation Awards, including an award for Leadership and Advocacy for preservation architect Fred Matuszewski, and developer William Binney, for his conversion of the Amoskeag Bank building on Elm Street. READ MORE
Starting around 1920, this hardy band of local, rugged-but-borderline-demented individuals would willingly risk serious hormonal impairment and usher in the New Year by carving a hole in the ice and engaging in a midnight swim at the legendary Amoskeag Ledge. READ MORE
Clearly, there is no shortage of important and influential Franco-Americans in the saga of Manchester — your Memere and Pepere among them — but after much thought and research, I have put together an extremely subjective list of my own Top Nine, and I chose nine merely to avoid the cliché of Top Ten lists. READ MORE