9 Sights in Manchester, United States (with Map and Images)
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1. Cheney Brothers Historic District
The Cheney Brothers Historic District was a center of the silk industry in Manchester, Connecticut, in the late 19th and early 20th century. The 175-acre (71 ha) district includes over 275 mill buildings, workers houses, churches, schools and Cheney family mansions. These structures represent the well-preserved company town of the Cheney Brothers silk manufacturing company, the first America-based silk company to properly raise and process silkworms, and to develop the difficult techniques of spinning and weaving silk. The area was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1978.
Wikipedia: Cheney Brothers Historic District (EN), Heritage Website
2. Manchester Historic District
The Manchester Historic District encompasses a historic planned industrial and residential area of Manchester, Connecticut. Located west of the town's Main Street area, the district includes most of the Cheney Brothers Historic District, a National Historic Landmark District covering the silk manufacturing mills, worker housing, and owner residences of the Cheney family, as well as other surrounding residential areas related to the growth and development of Manchester under the Cheney's influence. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
Wikipedia: Manchester Historic District (Manchester, Connecticut) (EN), Heritage Website
3. The Ladies Delight Light
The Ladies Delight Light is a small lighthouse on Lake Cobbosseecontee, in Winthrop, Maine, United States. It was constructed in 1908 and is believed to be the only active inland waters lighthouse in Maine. The tower is 25 feet (7.6 m) tall, and is equipped with a solar powered high-intensity marine beacon. It operates every night of the year. At the time of its construction, it was the only inland lake lighthouse east of the Mississippi River. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
4. Case Brothers Historic District
The Case Brothers Historic District encompasses a complex of homes, business, and recreational properties belonging to a prominent papermaking family in Manchester, Connecticut. The Case family owned and operated a paper mill from 1862 until 1967, built architecturally sophisticated residences, and minimally developed what is now the Case Mountain Recreation Area, a rustic public park in southeastern Manchester. Their properties were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.
Wikipedia: Case Brothers Historic District (EN), Heritage Website
5. Main Street Historic District
The Main Street Historic District encompasses most of the historic central business district of Manchester, Connecticut. It runs along Main Street between Eldridge and Center Streets, including the cluster of civic and municipal buildings at Center Park. The district was largely built up between 1890 and 1940, and includes a remarkable concentration of high-quality Colonial Revival construction. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
Wikipedia: Main Street Historic District (Manchester, Connecticut) (EN), Heritage Website
6. Currier Museum of Art
The Currier Museum of Art is an art museum in Manchester, New Hampshire, in the United States. It features European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture. The permanent collection includes works by Picasso, Matisse, Monet, O'Keeffe, Calder, Scheier and Goldsmith, John Singer Sargent, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Andrew Wyeth. Public programs include tours, live classical music and "Family Days" which include activities for all ages.
7. Union Village Historic District
The Union Village Historic District encompasses the core of a historic 19th-century residential mill village in Manchester, Connecticut. Radiating north and west from the junction of Union Street and North Main Street, the area was developed in the first half of the 19th century has a company town, but evolved into a mixed working-class community in the 20th century. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
Wikipedia: Union Village Historic District (Manchester, Connecticut) (EN), Heritage Website
8. Hard Farm Homestead
The Hard Farm Homestead, also known as the Zera Hard House, is a historic farm complex on River Road in Manchester, Vermont. Consisting of an early 19th-century Cape, an 1840s Greek Revival house, and a number of 19th-century outbuildings, it represents a rare surviving assemblage of farm buildings in the town. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
9. Amos Lawrence House
The Amos Lawrence House is a historic house on Richville Road in Manchester, Vermont, USA. Built about 1840, it is a fine local example of a Greek Revival farmhouse. Restored in the 1980s after many years as a rental property, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
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