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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA

"Manchester, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsborough co., N.H., is situated on the Merrimac River, 16 miles S. of Concord, and 59 miles N. of Boston. It is on the Con cord Railroad, and is a terminus of 3 other railroads,— namely, the Concord & Portsmouth, the Manchester & Lawrence, and the Manchester & North Weare. It is the most populous city of the state. Its site is a plain, elevated 90 feet above the surface of the river. The principal street, which is 100 feet wide, extends N. and S., parallel to the river. The city contains a court-house, 16 churches, 8 hotels, a Catholic orphan asylum, a convent, 4 national banks, 5 savings-banks, a state reform school, a high school, and a free public library. Three daily and 9 weekly newspapers are published here. Manchester has several public parks, a system of water-works which cost $600,000, and a paid fire department with 4 steam fire-engines. The river, which here falls 54 feet, affords great hydraulic power, which is employed in extensive manufactures of cotton and woollen goods. The chief of its several large corporations are the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company the Langdon Mills, the Manchester Mills, the Stark Mills, and the Namaske Mills, which manufacture sheetings, drillings, delaines, seamless bags, &c. The capital invested in manufactures in 1890 was returned at $21,462,683; hands employed, 14,407; value of product, $18,654,547. Its minor manufactures embrace steam-engines, locomotives, linen goods, hosiery, paper, edge-tools, carriages, shoes, soap, machinery, leather, &c. Pop, in 1850, 13,932; in 1860, 20,107; in 1810, 23,536; in 1880, 32,630; in 1890, 44,126."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott




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  • 1810 - Manchester, New Hampshire founded

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Manchester / Piscataquog / Amoskeag
    Manchester, a city and one of the shire towns of Hillsborough county, New Hampshire, is situated on the left bank of the Merrimack river, at the...Read MORE...


  • News 1858 - TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
    We stop the press to announce a frightful accident that occurred near this city, on the Central Railroad, about 1 - o'clock this afternoon, on Drew & ...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - DISASTROUS FIRES. Six Acres of Buildings Burned in Manchester, N.H. -Two Hundred Families Rendered Homeless
    Manchester, N.H., July 8. At 2 o’clock this morning a fire broke out in one of the buildings in the rear of the Merchants’ Exchange, and swept...Read MORE...


  • News 1871 - Long-term Letter Carrier
    Manchester, N.H., boasts of a letter-carrier who has been such in that city for twenty two years, and is still at it.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 21, 1871

  • News 1873 - May 20 - Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive United States patent #139121 for using copper rivets to strengthen the pockets of denim work pants.
    Levi Strauss & Co. begin manufacturing the famous Levi's brand of jeans, using fabric from the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company in Manchester, New...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Manchester
    Manchester, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsborough co., N.H., is situated on the Merrimac River, 16 miles S. of Concord, and 59 miles N. of...Read MORE...


  • News 1896 - Dam and Bridge Gone.
    Manchester, N. H., March 2. - The Merrimac and Piscataquog rivers, swelled by the continued rain of the past 36 hours, have risen nearly to the...Read MORE...


  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Off for the Spanish War, N.H. Volunteers, Manchester, N.H., 1898
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    BUSINESS BLOCK BURNED.

    Manchester, N.H., May 13. - The large six-story KENNARD business block was badly damaged by fire this morning, with a loss to the owners and occupants of $100,000.

    The Daily Review
    Decatur, Illinois
    May 14, 1899
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Union Station
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Amoskeag National Bank and Merchants National Bank
  • News 1903 - FIRE AT MANCHESTER. The Massabesic Hotel Destroyed - Probably the Work of an Incendiary.
    Manchester, N. H. May 14. - The Massabesic hotel in this city was destroyed by fire tonight. The hostelry, was one of the landmarks of Manchester,...Read MORE...


  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Granite St., West Manchester, N.H., Sept 1905
  • 1906
    Manchester, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsboro co., N.H., is situated on the Merrimac River, 18 miles S. of Concord, on the Boston and Maine R. ...Read MORE...


  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Elliott Hospital, 1906
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    New Manchester Mill, Largest in the World
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    New City Hotel, 1907
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Franklin Street Second Congregational Church, 1907
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Incline Railway, Uncanoonuc Mountain, Near Manchester, N.H.
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    City Hall, 1908
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Granite Square, West Manchester
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Weston Observatory
  • News 1909 - LOSS IS $100,000 - ONE LIFE LOST AT A FIRE IN MANCHESTER TODAY.
    Manchester, N. H., April 8. - All the worldly possessions of 2000 Greeks, Armenians, French-Canadians and Irish people, many of them either shoe shop ...Read MORE...


  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Amoskeag Play Ground, Pool and Pavilion
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Congregational, Methodist, and Baptist Churches
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    The Flying Squadron
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    High School, 1910
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Industrial State School
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Stone Arch Bridge over Squog River, W. Manchester
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Amoskeag Falls, Bridge and Gate House, Merrimac River, Manchester, N.H.
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Water Sports, Pine Island Park, 1912
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Boston and Maine Railroad Station, 1912
  • News 1914 - June 24 – In Manchester, New Hampshire, a downtown fire causes $400,000 damage and injures 19 firemen.

    www.wikipedia.org
    June 24, 1914

  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Bird's Eye View of B. & M. Railroad Yard
    Showing Freight Depot and Passenger Station
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Carpenter Library
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Elm Street looking North
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Sacred Heart Hospital
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    High School of Practical Arts Building
  • Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    St. Anselms College
  • 1969 - October 30 - WXPO TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast

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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Off for the Spanish War, N.H. Volunteers, Manchester, N.H., 1898

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BUSINESS BLOCK BURNED.

Manchester, N.H., May 13. - The large six-story KENNARD business block was badly damaged by fire this morning, with a loss to the owners and occupants of $100,000.

The Daily Review
Decatur, Illinois
May 14, 1899

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Amoskeag National Bank and Merchants National Bank


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Union Station

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Granite St., West Manchester, N.H., Sept 1905

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Elliott Hospital, 1906

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New Manchester Mill, Largest in the World

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New City Hotel, 1907

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Franklin Street Second Congregational Church, 1907

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Incline Railway, Uncanoonuc Mountain, Near Manchester, N.H.

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City Hall, 1908

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Granite Square, West Manchester

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Weston Observatory

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Amoskeag Falls, Bridge and Gate House, Merrimac River, Manchester, N.H.

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Amoskeag Play Ground, Pool and Pavilion

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Congregational, Methodist, and Baptist Churches

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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The Flying Squadron

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High School, 1910

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Industrial State School

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Stone Arch Bridge over Squog River, W. Manchester

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Water Sports, Pine Island Park, 1912

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Boston and Maine Railroad Station, 1912

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Bird's Eye View of B. & M. Railroad Yard
Showing Freight Depot and Passenger Station

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Carpenter Library

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Elm Street looking North

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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Sacred Heart Hospital

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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High School of Practical Arts Building

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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St. Anselms College
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    History of Manchester, New Hampshire / History of towns in United States (www.youtube.com)
  • 1810 - Manchester, New Hampshire founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Manchester / Piscataquog / Amoskeag
    Manchester, a city and one of the shire towns of Hillsborough county, New Hampshire, is situated on the left bank of the Merrimack river, at the... Read MORE...

  • News  1858 - TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
    We stop the press to announce a frightful accident that occurred near this city, on the Central Railroad, about 1 - o'clock this afternoon, on Drew & ... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - DISASTROUS FIRES. Six Acres of Buildings Burned in Manchester, N.H. -Two Hundred Families Rendered Homeless
    Manchester, N.H., July 8. At 2 o’clock this morning a fire broke out in one of the buildings in the rear of the Merchants’ Exchange, and swept... Read MORE...

  • News  1871 - Long-term Letter Carrier
    Manchester, N.H., boasts of a letter-carrier who has been such in that city for twenty two years, and is still at it. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 21, 1871
  • News  1873 - May 20 - Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive United States patent #139121 for using copper rivets to strengthen the pockets of denim work pants.
    Levi Strauss & Co. begin manufacturing the famous Levi's brand of jeans, using fabric from the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company in Manchester, New... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Manchester
    Manchester, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsborough co., N.H., is situated on the Merrimac River, 16 miles S. of Concord, and 59 miles N. of... Read MORE...

  • News  1896 - Dam and Bridge Gone.
    Manchester, N. H., March 2. - The Merrimac and Piscataquog rivers, swelled by the continued rain of the past 36 hours, have risen nearly to the... Read MORE...

  • News  1903 - FIRE AT MANCHESTER. The Massabesic Hotel Destroyed - Probably the Work of an Incendiary.
    Manchester, N. H. May 14. - The Massabesic hotel in this city was destroyed by fire tonight. The hostelry, was one of the landmarks of Manchester,... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Manchester, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsboro co., N.H., is situated on the Merrimac River, 18 miles S. of Concord, on the Boston and Maine R. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1909 - LOSS IS $100,000 - ONE LIFE LOST AT A FIRE IN MANCHESTER TODAY.
    Manchester, N. H., April 8. - All the worldly possessions of 2000 Greeks, Armenians, French-Canadians and Irish people, many of them either shoe shop ... Read MORE...

  • News  1914 - June 24 – In Manchester, New Hampshire, a downtown fire causes $400,000 damage and injures 19 firemen.

    www.wikipedia.org
    June 24, 1914
  • 1969 - October 30 - WXPO TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast

    historyorb.com

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