Annual Giving Campaign 2014-2015 Underway

This past summer two of our board members and our curator met with Mr. Robert Parker to receive as a gift a Colonial-era fowling musket that had belonged to his ancestor, Gideon Ormsby, an important early Manchester settler and Revolutionary War officer. It is a moment like this that makes...

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May and June Programs 2014

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Introducing “Little Eli,” Manchester’s Newly Restored 19th Century Fire Pumper “Little Eli” returns to Manchester under the watchful eye of Ted Hopkins. Ted Hopkins and Philip “Grub” Bourn will present a program on “Little Eli,” as the fire pumper has always been affectionately called. Hopkins was...

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New Officers and Directors Elected

The Manchester Historical Society elected new officers and four new members of the board at its annual meeting in December. New officers are Frederica Templeton, president, Kim Rizio, vice president, Sally Treat, secretary, and Bill Badger, treasurer. New board members Mike Powers, Gail Rice, Linda Benway and Eric Severance join...

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