Manchester Sights and Landmarks Guide, New Hampshire
Manchester, NH US - Sights: Go For A Spin In This Wonderful City
Manchester is a city known for its cotton mills and textile industries. The first cotton spinning mill was opened here in 1804. The city is a cultural hub of the region and has a variety of landmarks that can be enjoyed by an entire family. The city is famous for its wide arts community and sizzling nightclubs. The city has many places of interests that can be visited.
Zimmerman House has been designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the renowned architect. The house has an architecture that concentrates on horizontal lines, natural materials and very utilitarian designs. It was completed in 1950 for Isadore and Lucille Zimmerman. The house has furniture and gardens, which have been designed by Wright himself. The experience inside is very exhilarating and overwhelming. However, children below seven are not allowed inside the premises.
Currier Museum of Art
Currier Museum of Art is a world renowned museum. It is home to an extensive collection of original European and American art. The priceless treasures present here include Albert Bierstadt’s, “Moat Mountain, Intervale, New Hampshire”, Andrew Wyeth’s “Spindrift”, and Claude Monet’s “ The Seine at bouquival”. The museum also houses a large collection of furniture and paintings made in New Hampshire.
Robert Frost Farm
Robert Frost Farm is a delight for literature lovers. Robert Frost and his family lived here during the 20th century. It was built in 1884 and has been restored and refurnished to give it the authentic look of a frost home. There are China pieces on display, which belonged to Frost and his family. It is a white-colored clapboard home and is surrounded by woods. Many trails lead into the woods and are frequently used by hikers.
Massabesic Audubon Center
Massabesic Audubon Center is beautifully personified with nature showing the plumage to its best for attracting the onlookers. It is situated on the shores of the calm Lake Massabesic. The lake shores are homes to many different types of birds. Many migratory birds use this as their home away from home. The center has many educational programs for encouraging the preservation of natural habitats.
This bridge connects the Rocky Souhegan River’s north and south banks. It was built way back in 1806. Originally, a wooden bridge was constructed, though a stone structure is what exists today. This bridge is placed in the state’s Register of Historic Places.
The Queen City of New Hampshire is very rich and diverse. The motto of the city is “Where History Invites Opportunities”.
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