Places

  • Manchester is also known as: Manchester Center and Manchester Center, Vermont.

  • Manchester tourist attractions include: American Museum of Fly Fishing and Southern Vermont Art Center.

Facts

History

Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 4,180 at the 2000 census. Manchester Village, an incorporated village, and Manchester Center are settlement centers within the town. Manchester has become a tourist destination, especially for those from New York and Connecticut, offering visitors factory outlet stores of national chain retailers such as Brooks Brothers and Ralph Lauren, as well as many locally owned businesses, including the Northshire Bookstore, one of America's leading independent bookstores. The town was one of several chartered in 1761 by Benning Wentworth, colonial governor of New Hampshire. It was his custom to name new towns after prominent English aristocrats of the day, hoping they might adopt a patronly interest in their namesakes. Wentworth named Manchester for Robert Montagu, 3rd Duke of Manchester. First settled in 1764, the town was laid out in 1784. The land was better suited for grazing than tillage, so by 1839 about 6000 sheep roamed the pasturage and hillsides. Other industries came to include iron mines, marble quarries and mills, and lumber companies. The arrival...

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Manchester Obituaries

It was written by Burlington Free Press on January 24th, 2014 that Chandler Shaw Murray passed away in Manchester, Vermont.  Murray was 94 years old and was born in Providence, RI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Chandler Shaw's life.

It was reported on April 7th, 2013 that Melvin Arthur Hendrickson passed away in Manchester, Vermont.  Hendrickson was 91 years old and was born in Duluth, MN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Melvin Arthur's life.

It was noted by The News Tribune on March 31st, 2013 that Mary Celia Hemenway died in Tacoma, Washington.  Hemenway was 85 years old and was born in Manchester, VT.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Celia's life.

It was disclosed by Burlington Free Press on January 22nd, 2013 that Ramon A Carrano perished in Manchester, Vermont.  Carrano was 87 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ramon A's life.

It was revealed on October 25th, 2011 that Patricia Carmichael (Rose) passed away in Manchester, Vermont.  Ms. Carmichael was 85 years old and was born in Tonawanda, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Patricia's life.

It was disclosed by Ocala Star Banner on October 12th, 2011 that John Victor Ofiara died in Ocala, Florida.  Ofiara was 71 years old and was born in Manchester, VT.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John Victor's life.

All Funeral Homes in Manchester

Hanson-Walbridge & Shea Funeral & Cremation Service

Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home - Bennington, Vermont Twenty-three years later, in 1890, John S. Holden moved his family to Bennington and took residence at 213 West Main.From 1958 to 2004 ownership was passed to the Covey Family in 1984 and, in...

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Dellwood Cemetery
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Manchester, VT 05254

Manchester Funeral Home News

New battleground, old friends in N.H.
In the states other House race, Frank Guinta, a Republican and former Manchester mayor, is ahead of incumbent ... extreme makeover, said Garrison Nelson, a University of Vermont political science professor. Charlie has basically chosen to yoke ...
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2010/10/25/new_battleground_old_friends_in_nh/?p1=Well_MostPop_Emailed5

Angus C. Black, Jr.
VT; 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Brewster Funeral Home, 34 Park Place, Manchester, VT, on Saturday, October 30, 2010, from 3-5 PM when the family will be in attendance. A Celebration of Angus life will take place at ...
http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20101029/OBITUARIES/710299869/0/http

Robert O. Bob Hanlon Sr.
They were married on July 29, 1961, in Manchester, Vt. Bob was employed as a generator operator at ... Arrangements are under the direction of the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St.,in Hudson Falls.
http://poststar.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/article_a21ad054-e633-11df-9e87-001cc4c03286.html

Roland H. Mills Jr.
69, of Manchester, N.H., died Oct. 28 ... nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a sister, Nancy Clough, Proctor, Vt.; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in the Roy Funeral Home with the Rev. Stanley J.
http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20101030/OBITUARIES/710309907/0/SUBMITAD

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Manchester Funeral Homes and funeral services in Tennessee
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Manchester Funeral Home and Crematory - Manchester, TN -Home Page
Manchester Funeral Home and Crematory is Manchester Tennessee's only on-site crematory.
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Contact Lily of the Valley Florist for all of your needs. Birthday, Anniversary, Banquets, Weddings, Funerals, and Just Because. Located in Manchester, Vermont.
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