Thank you Lavigne Distributors!

Thank you Lavigne Distributors, our first sponsor of John Jordan’s upcoming book! We truly appreciate it!
Please join Lavigne Distributors by sponsoring John Jordan’s book and have your name or business name published in his upcoming book, “Check Your Hat! The Vaudeville Years of the Palace Theater 1915 – 1955” tentatively planned to be published the end of February, 2015, just in time to celebrate the Palace Theater’s 100 year anniversary.
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Mr. Jordan is aJohn Patrick Jordan lifelong Manchester resident. He has spent countless hours researching and sharing the history of Manchester through lectures, walking tours and publications. He has been honored by the Manchester City Library and the Manchester Historic Association and was given a key to the city by Mayor Emile Beaulieu for his efforts to preserve the history of Manchester.

Mr. Jordan conducts tours with his good friend, Richard Duckoff, sponsored by the Manchester Historic Association. Recorded tours include “The Victorian North End”, “Pine Grove Cemetery” and “The New Century Neighborhood”. Watch the 2014 MHA Walking Tour Series.

John is  an author and has published two books, “Saints and Sinners“,a history of the Pioneer Irish of Manchester, NH 1835 – 1900 and Check Your Hat!“, a history of the vaudeville years of the Palace Theater, 1915 – 1955.

Both books are available for sale at the Manchester Historic Museum located at 200 Bedford Street, Manchester, NH.