Walk the History of Main Street

Our annual walk this year will cover Main Street in downtown Manchester Center. Plan to meet at 6 pm in front of the Northshire Bookstore, originally the Colburn House.

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The Story of the Mount Equinox Hill Climb

Jim Donick, editor of Vintage Sports Car magazine, will share stories of the hill climb and its development, of the people who competed on the mountain, the challenges it offers to a driver, and the joy of being a part of an historic endeavor that dates to the early days...

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Hometown Storytellers Back by Popular Demand!

Manchester Community Library and Manchester Historical Society are bringing back the “Hometown Storytellers,” Dave Quesnel, Bob Stannard, and Terry Tyler, three well-known locals who write about our beloved state with humor, nostalgia, and wit.  

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History of Manchester Depot

The Manchester Historical Society will host a PowerPoint presentation and discussion on Thursday, April 7, at 6:30 pm at the Manchester Community Library. Digital archivist Shawn Harrington and MHS board member Bill Badger will tell the story of the early settlement of the Depot area of Manchester, including the people,...

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Winter in Manchester and the Mountains Dec. 12

The Manchester Historical Society is hosting a free public exhibit of wintertime happenings of Manchester’s past on Sat., Dec. 12. Timed to coincide with the Chamber of Commerce’s Manchester Merriment, this event will highlight the local ski industry, historic snowstorms and ice cutting. There will be lots of photos from...

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Winter in Manchester and the Mountains

Join us to Explore Wintertime Past on Sat., Dec. 12 The Manchester Historical Society is hosting a free public exhibit of wintertime happenings of Manchester’s past. Timed to coincide with the Chamber of Commerce’s Manchester Merriment, this event will highlight the local ski industry, historic snowstorms and ice cutting. There...

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Annual Meeting on Sept. 23

All members of the Manchester Historical Society are encouraged to attend this year’s annual meeting on Wednesday, September 23, at 6:30 pm at the Manchester Community Library. Board members and officers will report on MHS 2015 achievements and events, programs, acquisitions and finances.

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Members Summer Party August 12

Looking forward to our summer get together for members only. Lots of good food, a variety of cold drinks, and delightful people interested in history. And a chance to see the Manchester History Room where our collection now happily resides. Not a member yet? Become one today! All the information...

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Celebrating the History of Manchester’s Lions Club

Join us to celebrate the history of one of Manchester’s popular service clubs at the Manchester Community Library Wednesday, June 24. There will be a reception at 6:15 pm when guests can look at the historical artifacts on display. The program will begin at 7 pm with a look at...

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