Millyard Museum Gift Shop Books

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Manchester Millyard Museum – 200 Bedford Street Manchester, NH

Manchester history is important to us. Books on history even more so.

Did you know that the Manchester Historic Association Millyard Museum has a wonderful collection of books for sale at the Museum on Manchester and state history, many written by local authors?

Here’s a list for your perusal. Please note the special listing for children’s books. Also, links to Museum hours, events and opportunity for the children. Enjoy!

Millyard Museum Gift Shop Books

Books by John Clayton

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John Clayton describes thirty-two of the Queen City’s most remarkable residents, from Iwo Jima flag raiser Rene Gagnon and fast-food innovator Richard McDonald to lesser-known but equally compelling figures, including beloved lunch cart driver Arthur Red Ullrich and the late firefighter Dave Anderson. Collecting columns first published in the New Hampshire Union Leader, Clayton reveals the essence of Manchester’s enduring strength and appeal: its people.

Other books by John Clayton available for sale at the Millyard Museum located at 200 Bedford Street Manchester, NH.

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Stark Realities by John Clayton

 

Train accidents – tragedy and deaths, Manchester NH

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The newspapers of yesteryear were full of horrific stories of unfortunate, accidential deaths of folks being killed by trains. These stories did not spare the gory details of dismemberment and ghastly wounds and, often times, didn’t hesitate to cast fault on the victim themselves.

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I’ve included a lot of these tragic stories in my first book, Saints & Sinners – The Pioneer Irish of Manchester, NH -1835 to 1900.

Here’s a glimpse of two of those stories – SS152TrainDeaths

Daniel Connor

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Daniel Connor

Daniel Connor was a very interesting person in Manchester history. He owned a lot of land, farmed and raised livestock. On September 5, 1879, the Manchester newspaper carried a listing in the Police Court article that read: “Daniel Connor appeared for allowing his hogs to run loose on Merrimack Common. He was fined $5.00 plus cost.”

For more about Daniel Daniel Connor and his contribution to Manchester NH. Click on the link below

Daniel Connor – page 32 – S&S Pioneer Irish