Manchester is the most populous city in the
U.S. state of New
Hampshire and the largest city in northern New England, an area
comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. As of the
2010 census, the city had a population of 109,565, and its
estimated 2016 population was 110,506. It is one of two seats of
Hillsborough County (along with Nashua), the state of New Hampshire's
most populous county.
Manchester is located near the northern end of
the Northeast megalopolis, along the banks of the Merrimack
River—which divides the city into eastern and western sections. It
was first named by the merchant and inventor
Samuel Blodgett (after
whom Samuel Blodget Park and Blodget Street in Manchester's North End
are named). Blodget's vision was to create a great industrial center
similar to that of the original
Manchester in England, which was the
world's first industrialized city.
Manchester often appears favorably in lists ranking the affordability
and livability of U.S. cities. In 2015,
CNNMoney.com ranked it #1 in
the U.S. for small businesses, and in 2009, another site ranked
Manchester 13th in a list of the 100 best cities in the U.S. to live
and launch a business. In addition,
Kiplinger voted Manchester
the second most tax-friendly city in the U.S., second only to
Anchorage, Alaska. Also in 2009,
Forbes magazine ranked the
Manchester region first on its list of "America's 100 Cheapest Places
to Live." According to the Equality of Opportunity Project,
released in 2013,
Manchester ranked as the seventh best metropolitan
area in the U.S. in terms of upward income mobility. In 2014,
Forbes magazine ranked this city among the top 5 most educated cities
in the United States.
2.2 Surrounding urban neighborhoods
5 Arts and culture
8.1 Public schools
8.2 Private schools
8.3 Post-secondary schools
10.1.4 Passenger rail (future)
10.2 Public safety
10.2.1 Law enforcement
10.2.2 Fire department
11 Notable people
12 Sister cities
13 See also
17 Further reading
18 External links
See also: Timeline of Manchester, New Hampshire
Mills on the
Merrimack River and the West Side of Manchester
Pennacook Indians called it Namaoskeag, meaning "good fishing
place"—a reference to the
Amoskeag Falls in the Merrimack River.
John Goffe III settled beside Cohas Brook, later building a
dam and sawmill at what was dubbed Old Harry's Town. It was granted by
Massachusetts in 1727 as Tyngstown to veterans of
Queen Anne's War
Queen Anne's War who
served in 1703 under Captain William Tyng. But at New Hampshire's
1741 separation from Massachusetts, the grant was ruled invalid and
substituted with Wilton, Maine, so Governor Benning Wentworth
rechartered the town in 1751 as "Derryfield". The rechartered name
lives on in Derryfield Park and Derryfield Country Club, both on the
east side of contemporary Manchester, and in the Derryfield
In 1807, Samuel Blodget opened a canal and lock system to allow
vessels passage around the falls. He envisioned here a great
industrial center, "the
Manchester of America", like the Industrial
Manchester in England, the first industrialized city in
the world. In 1809,
Benjamin Prichard and others built a
cotton spinning mill operated by water power on the western bank of
the Merrimack. Following Blodgett's suggestion, Derryfield was renamed
Manchester in 1810, the year the mill was incorporated as the Amoskeag
Cotton & Woolen Manufacturing Company. It would be purchased
in 1825 by entrepreneurs from Massachusetts, expanded to 3 mills in
1826, and then incorporated in 1831 as the Amoskeag Manufacturing
Elm Street, c. 1905
Child laborers at Amoskeag Manufacturing in
Manchester (1909); photo
by Lewis Hine
On the eastern bank, Amoskeag engineers and architects planned a model
company town, founded in 1838 with Elm Street as its main
thoroughfare. Incorporated as a city in 1846,
Manchester would become
home to the largest cotton mill in the world—Mill No. 11, stretching
900 feet (270 m) long by 103 feet (31 m) wide, and
containing 4,000 looms. Other products made in the community included
shoes, cigars, and paper. The Amoskeag foundry made rifles, sewing
machines, textile machinery, fire engines, and locomotives in a
division called the
Amoskeag Locomotive Works
Amoskeag Locomotive Works (later, the Manchester
Locomotive Works). The rapid growth of the mills demanded a large
influx of workers, resulting in a flood of immigrants, particularly
French Canadians. Many current residents descend from these workers.
Amoskeag Manufacturing Company
Amoskeag Manufacturing Company went out of business in 1935,
although its red brick mills have been renovated for other uses.
Indeed, the mill town's 19th-century affluence left behind some of the
finest Victorian commercial, municipal, and residential architecture
in the state.
View of downtown from the north
Manchester is in south-central New Hampshire, 18 miles (29 km)
south of Concord, the state capital, and the same distance north of
Nashua, the second-largest city in the state.
Manchester is 51 miles
(82 km) north-northwest of Boston, the largest city in New
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total
area of 35.0 square miles (90.6 km2), of which 33.1 square miles
(85.7 km2) is land and 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2) is water,
comprising 5.33% of the city.
Manchester is drained by the
Merrimack River and its tributaries the
Piscataquog River and Cohas
Massabesic Lake is on the eastern border. The highest point in
Manchester is atop Wellington Hill, where the elevation reaches 570
feet (170 m) above sea level.
Main article: Neighborhoods in Manchester, New Hampshire
Manchester Planning Board, in its 2010 Master Plan, defines 25
neighborhoods within the city. LivableMHT has drawn maps of the
neighborhoods and neighborhood village centers as defined by the
city. Recognition of particular neighborhoods varies, with some
having neighborhood associations, but none have any legal or political
The major neighborhoods, historically, include Amoskeag, Rimmon
Heights, Notre Dame/McGregorville and Piscataquog/Granite Square also
known as "Piscat" on the West Side; and the North End, Janeville/Corey
Square, Hallsville and Bakersville on the East Side; along with
Youngsville and Goffes Falls on the periphery of the city.
In 2007, the city began a Neighborhood Initiatives program to "insure
that our neighborhoods are vibrant, livable areas since these are the
portions of the city where most of the residents spend their time
living, playing, shopping and going to school." The purpose of
this initiative is to foster vibrancy and redevelopment in the
neighborhoods, and to restore the sense of neighborhood communities
that had been overlooked in the city for some time. The city began the
program with street-scape and infrastructure improvements in the
Rimmon Heights neighborhood of the West Side, which has spurred growth
and investment in and by the community. Despite the success of the
program in Rimmon Heights, it was unclear in recent years how the city
planned to implement similar programs throughout the city. The city
announced plans for extending the Neighborhood Initiatives program to
the Hollow neighborhood in February 2012.
View of the West Side from Rock Rimmon
Surrounding urban neighborhoods
The urban core of
Manchester extends beyond its city limits in several
directions, particularly west and south of downtown, including:
Pinardville – In the town of Goffstown, Pinardville is a fairly
dense, former streetcar suburb along Mast Road to the west of
Manchester. It is home to Saint Anselm College.
River Corridor – In the town of Bedford, the River Corridor is a
mid-density, primarily shopping district along South River Road about
two-and-a-half miles from downtown Manchester. The area has recently
Tax Increment Financing
Tax Increment Financing to improve and maintain
infrastructure, and the Town of Bedford's most recent master plan has
called for increasing mixed-use development and promoting walkability
and transit use, though the
Manchester Transit Authority bus service
in the area was recently curtailed following a decision by the Town of
Bedford to discontinue funding service.
Northeast Bedford – The northeast section of Bedford is a mainly low
to mid-density suburban residential area near the terminus of the
former St. Joseph's streetcar line along Donald Street and post-war
development along Boynton Street, with some businesses scattered
throughout. The area does not have a formal name, but the section
along Boynton Street has variously been called the Plains and the
Pines. The northern area is more rural with large portions owned by
Saint Anselm College.
South Hooksett – The southeastern portion of the town of Hooksett is
a sprawling, suburban shopping area north of Manchester.
Boston Regional Airport near the city's southeastern
corner, and the surrounding industrial areas extend into neighboring
Manchester has a four-season humid continental climate (Köppen Dfa),
with long, cold, snowy winters, and very warm and somewhat humid
summers; spring and fall in between are crisp and relatively brief
transitions. The monthly daily average temperature ranges from
24.4 °F (−4.2 °C) in January to 72.5 °F
(22.5 °C) in July. On average, there are 11 days of highs
at or above 90 °F (32 °C) and 3.0 days of lows at or
below 0 °F (−18 °C) annually.
well-spread throughout the year, though winter is the driest season
while March tends to be the wettest. Record temperatures range from
−29 °F (−34 °C) on February 16, 1943, up to
103 °F (39 °C) on July 22, 2011.
Climate data for Manchester–
Boston Regional Airport, New Hampshire
(1981−2010 normals, extremes 1885–present)[a]
Record high °F (°C)
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Manchester looking south along Elm Street
The city is the center of the Manchester, New Hampshire, New England
City and Town Metropolitan Area (NECTA MA), which had a population of
187,596 as of the 2010 census. As of the 2010 census, the city had
a population of 109,565, and its 2015 population estimate was
110,229. The Manchester-Nashua metropolitan area, with an
estimated population in 2015 of 406,678, is home to nearly one-third
of the population of New Hampshire.
As of the census of 2010, there were 109,565 residents, 45,766
households, and 26,066 families in the city. The population density
was 3,320.2 people per square mile (1,281.5/km²). There were 49,288
housing units at an average density of 1,493.6 per square mile
(576.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.1% White, 4.1%
Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 3.7% Asian, 0.1%
Pacific Islander, 3.1% from some other race, and 2.7% from two or more
races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.1% of the population.
Non-Hispanic Whites were 82.0% of the population, down from 98.0%
In 2011 the largest ancestry groups within the city's population were:
French-Canadian (23.9%), Irish (19.5%), English (9.9%),
German (8.6%), and Italian (8.1%).
U.S. Decennial Census
At the 2010 census, there were 45,766 households, out of which 26.4%
had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.4% were married
couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 43.0% were non-families. 32.4% of all households
were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was
65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 persons
and the average family size was 2.99.
In the city, the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of
18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and
11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.0
years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100
females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.
In 2011 the estimated median income for a household in the city was
$51,082, and the median income for a family was $63,045. Male
full-time workers had a median income of $43,583 versus $37,155 for
females. The per capita income for the city was $26,131. 14.1% of the
population and 9.6% of families were below the poverty line. Out of
the total people living in poverty, 21.8% were under the age of 18 and
9.9% were 65 or older.
Amoskeag Bank in 1913: At 10 stories, it was Manchester's "skyscraper"
for over a half-century.
Manchester is northern New England's largest city, and as of the 2014
U.S. Census population estimate was the most populous
New England city
north of Boston, including other
Massachusetts cities. Its
metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing in New England. Its
economy has changed greatly, as
Manchester was a textile mill town
about 40 years ago. In March 2009,
second most tax friendly city in the U.S., after Anchorage, Alaska.
Earlier in the year,
Manchester 13th in its top 100 best
places in the U.S. to live and launch a business.
nicknamed the Queen City, as well as the more recently coined "Manch
Vegas". In 1998,
Manchester was named the "Number One Small
the East" by Money magazine. The Mall of New Hampshire, on
Manchester's southern fringe near the intersection of Interstates 93
and 293, is the city's main retail center. In 2001, the Verizon
Wireless Arena, a venue seating more than 10,000, opened for major
concerts and sporting events, enhancing the city's downtown
revitalization efforts with a major hotel and convention center
already in place directly across the street from the arena. The
building was renamed the
SNHU Arena in 2016, after Manchester's
New Hampshire University.
Manchester is the home of Segway, Inc., manufacturers of a
two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle invented by Dean Kamen.
Downtown Manchester's One
City Hall Plaza stands 22 stories high,
quickly followed by the all-black, 20-story Brady Sullivan Plaza,
formerly known as the Hampshire Plaza. They are the tallest New
England buildings north of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Sullivan
Plaza is shorter than
City Hall Plaza by a mere 16 feet (4.9 m).
Other major buildings include the 18-story Wall Street Apartments
tower; the 14-story, recently renamed Brady Sullivan Tower, which was
New Hampshire Insurance building; at 12 stories, the
Radisson Hotel and Convention Center
Manchester (which serves the SNHU
Arena across the street), the Carpenter Center (a former hotel), and
the Hampshire Towers condominium building; the 10-story Citizens Bank
Building, which was, for much of the early- and mid-20th century,
Manchester's iconic Amoskeag Bank "skyscraper"; and several high-rises
of or exceeding 10 stories on the city's West Side. This partial list
only includes residential and commercial buildings and does not
include hospitals, spires and domes, etc.
SNHU Arena has become the centerpiece of downtown Manchester. The
venue can seat slightly less than 12,000 patrons for concerts, and at
least 10,000-seat configurations for sporting and other forms of
entertainment. The arena is home to the
Manchester Monarchs, the local
ECHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings. It has also hosted major
recording artists and comedians, national touring theatrical
productions, family-oriented shows, and fairs since it opened in
Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
Northeast Delta Dental Stadium (formerly
MerchantsAuto.com Stadium) is a baseball park located on the Merrimack
River in downtown
Manchester and is home to the local AA baseball
affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, the
New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
Gill Stadium supported professional minor-league baseball
into the early 21st century and continues to be a viable and popular
downtown venue for many sporting and entertainment events, seating
nearly 4,000 patrons, depending on the event format.
In recent years there has been continual redevelopment of the Amoskeag
Millyard and its residential Historic District. The increasing
popularity of downtown living has caused many properties originally
built as tenement housing for mill workers in the 19th century to be
converted to stylish, eclectic residential condominiums. Many new
retail stores and higher education institutions, including the
New Hampshire at Manchester, have been uniquely
retro-fitted into properties along Commercial and Canal Street.
Manchester has three main retail areas: downtown Manchester, South
Willow Street (NH Route 28), and Second Street (NH Route 3A) on the
West Side. The Mall of
New Hampshire is located on South Willow
Street, and, with more than 125 stores, is one of the largest shopping
centers in southern
New Hampshire and central New England.[citation
Arts and culture
Currier Museum of Art
Currier Museum of Art at 150 Ash Street
Cultural landmarks include the historic Palace Theatre, the Currier
Museum of Art, the
New Hampshire Institute of Art, the Franco-American
Manchester Historic Association Millyard Museum, the
Massabesic Audubon Center, the Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors
Center, the Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum and Max I. Silber Library,
and the SEE Science Center. Valley Cemetery, the resting place of
numerous prominent citizens since 1841, is an early example of a
garden-style burial ground.
John F. Kennedy Memorial Coliseum is another, smaller venue
located in downtown
Manchester with a capacity of approximately 3,000
seats. It was completed in 1963, serves as home ice for the Manchester
Central and Memorial High School hockey teams, and is home to the
New Hampshire Skating Club.
The nickname "ManchVegas" was derived from illegal gambling in local
businesses during the late 1980s or early 1990s. Many pizza shops and
local bars had video poker machines that would pay out real money. The
nickname was coined following a citywide bust of these machines. It
was then adopted as a lampoon of the city's limited entertainment
opportunities. The term has since become a source of pride as the
city's entertainment scene has grown. By 2003 it was well enough known
that a note on Virtualtourist.com said, "Residents reflect the
regional dry humor by referring to sedate
'ManchVegas'." By 2005, an article in Manchester's Hippo (a local
alternative weekly) said that then-
Robert A. Baines "is pushing
to replace the nickname ManchVegas with Manchhattan" (meaning
Manchester+Manhattan). In 2009 the film Monsters,
Murder in ManchVegas was released referencing Manchester's popular
nickname and using much of the city as its backdrop.
Manchester has a growing collective of artists, due in large part to
the influx of young students at the
New Hampshire Institute of Art,
New Hampshire University, and the University of New Hampshire
at Manchester. Slam Free or Die, New Hampshire's only weekly slam
poetry venue, is located in
Manchester and was voted "Best Poetry
Venue in the World"  by readers of Write Bloody Publishing.
City Library has served the city's residents since the
mid-1850s and has been housed in the Carpenter Memorial Building on
Pine Street since 1914. There is a branch location on North Main
Street on the West Side
The city is home to McIntyre Ski Area, which opened in 1971. There are
also college sports teams that play in and out of the city.
Manchester is the only city in
New Hampshire with professional sports
SNHU Arena is home to the ECHL's
Manchester Monarchs. From
2001 to 2015,
Manchester had a team, also called the Manchester
Monarchs, that played in the American Hockey League. In their final
season in Manchester, the Monarchs won the league championship.
Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
Northeast Delta Dental Stadium is home to the two-time Eastern League
New Hampshire Fisher Cats. The following is a list of
Manchester's professional and minor-league sports teams.
Amoskeag !Amoskeag Rugby Club
Northeast Athletic Club
Fisher Cats !
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
EL, baseball (professional)
Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
ECHL, ice hockey (professional)
MVRG !ManchVegas Roller Girls
USARS, flat track roller derby
West Side Ice Arena
New Hampshire Roller Derby
WFTDA, flat track roller derby
JFK Memorial Coliseum
Manchester Freedom !
IWFL, women's tackle football
Manchester is incorporated as a city under the laws of the State of
New Hampshire, and operates under a strong mayoral form of government.
The mayor serves as chairman of the fourteen-member Board of
Aldermen, the city's legislative body. Each of Manchester's twelve
wards elects a single alderman, and two additional at-large members
are elected citywide.
The mayor also serves as the chair of the board of school committee.
Like the board of aldermen, the school board has twelve members
elected by ward and two at-large members. The School Board is not a
city department; rather, it is a school district coterminous with the
city, which obtains financing from the Board of
Mayor and Aldermen.
Lincoln statue by John Rogers in front of Central High School, 2005
Weston Observatory in Derryfield Park, 2012
Manchester's public school system is run by the
Manchester School District has four public high schools:
Manchester High School West
Manchester High School Central
Manchester Memorial High School
Manchester School of Technology
Manchester School District has four public middle schools and fourteen
Manchester is served by three private high schools:
Trinity High School, a private, Roman Catholic high school
The Derryfield School, a private school serving sixth through twelfth
Holy Family Academy, a small Roman Catholic private school serving
seventh through twelfth grades
Christian Schools, a non-denominational, evangelical
Christian school serving kindergarten through twelfth grade
The Founders Academy, a charter school that began in the 2014–15
school year for children in 6th to 12th grades
Saint Benedict Academy, a Catholic elementary school serving
kindergarten through sixth grade (formerly Saint Raphael School and
Westside Regional Catholic School)
Robert B. Jolicoeur School, a private special education school
St Anthony's School, a K–6 Catholic elementary school
St Casimir School, a K–8 Polish Catholic school
St. Catherine of Siena School, a pre-K to 6th grade parochial
St. Joseph Regional Junior High School, a grade 7-8 regional Catholic
junior high school
Area institutions of higher education, together enrolling more than
8,000 students, include:
Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce University at Manchester
Granite State College – Manchester
Hellenic American University
Manchester Community College
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Manchester,
New Hampshire Secondary Campus
New Hampshire Institute of Art (formerly called the Manchester
Institute of Arts and Sciences)
Saint Anselm College, located in the Pinardville neighborhood of the
adjacent town of Goffstown, but with a
Manchester mailing address and
New Hampshire University, located on the boundary between
Manchester and Hooksett
Springfield College Manchester
New Hampshire at Manchester
The city is served by the
New Hampshire Union Leader (formerly the
Manchester Union Leader), The Hippo, the
Manchester Mirror and the
Manchester Ink Link.
The city is home to the following FM radio stations:
WDER-FM 92.1 (
Hot Hits 94.1 (top 40)
WZID 95.7 (adult contemporary)
WMLL 96.5 (classic hits)
WOKQ 97.5 (country music)
WGIR-FM 101.1 (rock music)
WFNQ 106.3 (classic rock)
Manchester is on the northern edge of the
Boston television market.
New Hampshire Public Television
New Hampshire Public Television
Heroes & Icons
Heroes & Icons
Heroes & Icons
ION Media Networks
Union Station, c. 1910
The city is served by Manchester-
Boston Regional Airport, the
fourth-largest passenger and third-largest cargo airport in New
Interstates 93 and 293 and the
F.E. Everett Turnpike
F.E. Everett Turnpike are multi-lane
highways that connect the metropolitan area to Concord and the White
Mountains to the north and Nashua and
Boston to the south. NH 101 is a
four-lane highway eastbound from
Manchester to Hampton Beach,
connecting the city with the southeastern part of the state and the
seacoast, as well as
Maine and the
Massachusetts North Shore via
Interstate 95. West of Manchester, NH 101 is a two-lane highway
serving as the main artery to Keene, the Monadnock region, and other
points in southwestern New Hampshire, eventually connecting to NH 9
and the state's border with Vermont. U.S. Route 3 and state routes 3A,
28, 28A, and Bypass 28 also flow through the city.
A direct highway access with the airport connects the Everett Turnpike
just south of the city with the Manchester-
Boston Regional Airport via
a Merrimack River-crossing connector road known as Raymond Wieczorek
Drive (in honor of a former
Manchester mayor instrumental in getting
the access road built). The connector road also intersects with
highways U.S. 3 and NH 3A.
Public transportation is provided by the
Manchester Transit Authority,
which runs several bus routes throughout the city and surrounding
Concord Trailways and
Boston Express run commuter services to
Boston and other parts of the state.
Vermont Transit Lines (affiliated
with Greyhound Lines) has lines to Montreal. In 2008,
moved to suburb Londonderry, New Hampshire, and now provides only
limited service to downtown Manchester.
Passenger rail (future)
The possibility of
Manchester being served by the Capital Corridor, an
extension of the MBTA commuter rail from its current terminus in
Lowell, Massachusetts, to Concord, which would also include a stop at
Boston Regional Airport, is being studied by the New
Hampshire Rail Transit Authority and
New Hampshire Department of
Transportation, which have received federal funding for studying and
planning the route. The Capital Corridor route is also being
studied as a possible future high-speed rail line connecting Montreal
and Boston. Currently, the Manchester-Nashua area is one of the 40
largest metropolitan areas in the
United States without Amtrak
With the expansion of
Interstate 93 to eight lanes from Salem to
Manchester under construction, space is being reserved in the median
for potential future commuter or light rail service along this
corridor. The I-93 transit study also suggested restoring service
Manchester and Lawrence branch for commuter and freight
rail. This corridor would support freight rail along with
commuter, something that light rail cannot do.
In late 2011, Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway and owner of several
buildings in the Millyard, as well as co-founder of FIRST, proposed a
rail loop for downtown and the Millyard. Several meetings have been
held with area business and property owners, city officials and local
developers, but the idea is in the early conceptual stages.
The downtown rail loop, if approved by the Board of
Aldermen, would be about three miles long. The loop would go from the
Manchester Millyards, down south for about half a mile, then turn over
Elm Street, separate into two rails (the other going towards
Boston Regional Airport), and climb north to Bridge Street
and up to the
New Hampshire Tower, where it ends.
Law enforcement is provided by the
Manchester Police Department. The
Manchester police station is currently located at 405 Valley Street on
the corner of Valley and Maple.
The Hillsborough County Department of Corrections is located at 445
Willow Street. The prison houses an average of 500 inmates.
The city of
Manchester is protected all year by the 258 paid,
professional firefighters of the city of
Manchester Fire Department.
The department is currently commanded by a Chief of Department, Daniel
Goonan, two Deputy Chiefs, and five District Chiefs. The
Manchester Fire Department currently operates out of ten fire
stations, located throughout the city, and operate a fire apparatus
fleet of ten engines, five trucks, one rescue, and one district chief
(two if manpower permits). The
Manchester Fire Department currently
responds to over 18,000 emergency calls annually.
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West Side, Manchester, New Hampshire
Granite Street (1900)
War Monument (1905)
Home of General John Stark (1906)
Old Central Fire Station (1907)
City Library (1908)
Bridge Street (1909)
Pearl Street School (c. 1910)
Spanish–American War soldiers (dedicated 1920)
Manchester houses the state Roman Catholic Diocese at 153 Ash Street.
Manchester NH Skyline (November 2014)
^ Official precipitation records for
Manchester were kept at an
undisclosed location in the area from February 1885 to June 5, 1948,
Boston Regional Airport (KMHT) from June 6, 1948 to March
31, 1967, another, possibly differing, undisclosed location from April
1, 1967 to March 31, 1998, and again at KMHT since April 1, 1998.
Temperature records began in April 1885, while snowfall records began
on November 22, 1902. There are significant gaps in data coverage
before April 1998; for more information, see ThreadEx
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