WALKING TOUR - THE WAY MANCHESTER'S ORIGINAL CITY PLAN WORKED

Walking Tour - The Way Manchester's Original City Plan Worked

Sunday, October 20, 2013



1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.



$10 general public - $5 Manchester Historic Association members



Children under 12 are free

Pre-registration is required by calling (603)[masked]

Walk through Manchester's Downtown and see it with new eyes! Explore how the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company created Manchester as the only large-scaled planned city in New England. Learn about how Elm Street came to be and what the parks were used for in the early days. See the layers of historical architecture, and spot some of the city's earliest buildings. The tour, led by Aurore Eaton, Executive Director, will start with a visit to the Manchester Historic Association Research Center at 129 Amherst Street to view early maps of Manchester. Please wear comfortable shoes.

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  • Lydia

    I am very sorry that I was not able to make this tour! I love NH history especially of Manchester, Nashua, Waterville Valley.

    I am asking for help from any member who would be so kind as to be willing to provide me with transportation. I certainly will contribute toward the cost of gas. I live at Ledgewood Subdivion off of Candia Rd across from the Goldenrod Restaurant and the Crystal Orchid Flower Shop.

    My only limitation is that my corrected vision is not great enough to allow me a driver's license. However, I don't let that limit me. I enjoy hiking, walking, snow shoeing, x-c skiing, dancing, covered bridges, history, and Manchester! I enjoy meeting new people and making friends.

    October 21, 2013

  • Diane

    Fascinating! Anyone interested in history, architecture or urban planning would love this tour. Aurore, our tour guide, is very knowledgeable and articulate. Tour included some entertaining stories about colorful people and events from Manchester's history.

    October 20, 2013

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