Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Jan-4-2018

Happy New Year! We're less than a week in, and already facing our first Nor'easter! Ready to feel even colder? The story, like many of our Throwback Thursday tales, begins with the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company. According to the Manchester City Library, Amoskeag opened a quarry, in what is now Derryfield Park in the late 1800s… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Jan-4-2018

Throwback Thursday

#ThrowBackThurday – November 30th, 2017

Downtown Manchester Christmas Parade This Saturday, UNH Manchester presents the 2017 Manchester Christmas Parade, a fantastic parade with local groups joining together to spread the holiday cheer! Intown Manchester organizes this parade, and for the past several years thousands of people have lined Elm Street to watch the parade with friends and family as a … Continue reading #ThrowBackThurday – November 30th, 2017

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#ThrowBackThursday November 16th, 2017

Snowy Days in Manchester As the first snowfall of the season happened earlier this week, it's time to start gearing up for for the festivities of winter! Manchester has seen snowfall year after year but it certainly has not stopped this city from making the best of it! Here are some images provided by the… Continue reading #ThrowBackThursday November 16th, 2017

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#ThrowBackThursday November 9th, 2017

Presidents Visiting Downtown Manchester Throughout time, downtown Manchester has been a hot spot for presidents to come visit the people and parade down Elm Street! Included in this post are images from Presidents T. Roosevelt, Taft, and Ford’s respected visits. While there are no images of President Abraham Lincoln’s visit to Manchester in 1860, I did… Continue reading #ThrowBackThursday November 9th, 2017

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#ThrowbackThursday – November 2nd, 2017

Pups Through Time: Man's Best Friend in Manch   Throughout time people have used dogs as not only for work but as our best friends! Dogs have been used in Manchester for many years, working with the police and fire departments as well as on farms and even in battle! Despite their great work ethic… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – November 2nd, 2017

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#ThrowBackThursday – October 26th, 2017

History of Halloween... Halloween is full of ghosts and ghouls, vampires and witches and everything in between! Looking back at this shot above from the 1950's these traditions surely have not changed as kids trick-or-treated  in Manchester, collecting candy on October 31st each year. But why do we dress up as spooky characters and go… Continue reading #ThrowBackThursday – October 26th, 2017

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#ThrowBackThursday October 19th, 2017

THE VALLEY CEMETERY We decided to kick-off our Halloween Throwback Thursday with a look at the Valley Cemetery. We’ll dive into the history of the cemetery and all of it's hauntings! The ‘Friends of Valley Cemetery‘ have a wonderful website dedicated to restoring the cemetery to its former glory. A huge thank you to them… Continue reading #ThrowBackThursday October 19th, 2017

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#ThrowbackThursday October 12th, 2017

Manchester Fire and Police Throughout the Years Ever since Manchester had become its own city in 1751, there has always been a police and fire rescue presence. Over the past few hundreds of years police officers would walk the beat down Elm Street, and firefighters have been on the scenes of Manchester's most devastating fires.… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday October 12th, 2017

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Throwback Thursday Sept-14-2017

The Historic Floods of Manchester, New Hampshire As monsoon rains began one mild March day, it did not take long for cities across New England to see the water levels rapidly rising. Shortly after, another two storms had hit New England causing the Merrimack river to rise forty feet above flood level, pouring out into the… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Sept-14-2017