ICYMI: Waterpower and the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company (previously recorded)

Posted on 03/22/21 by Pam Dube

History of Public Health Millyard Museum.png

This presentation was broadcast live on March 11. You can watch the recording now:

Manchester Historical Association: Waterpower and the AMC

Did you know that Manchester set the stage for the Industrial Revolution in America?  Powered by the impressive Amoskeag Falls, the textile industry boomed right here on the banks of the mighty Merrimack.  Join AARP NH and Manchester Historic Association’s Museum Educator, Kristy Ellsworth, for a free virtual presentation, “Waterpower and the AMC”.

During this broadcast, we discovered how the sheer force of the river powered all the textile industry at the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company but also caused their untimely demise.

More from AARP in Portsmouth

Upcoming AARP Events

View All AARP Events »


Find information about getting a COVID-19 vaccine in your state. CDC information is available at cdc.gov/coronavirus; additional AARP information and resources are at aarp.org/coronavirus. En español, visite aarp.org/elcoronavirus.

AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today

JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR

  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in Portsmouth
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner
JOIN NOW