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Victory Park Historic District


  • Address: 405 Pine, 148 Concord, 111 and 129 Amherst Sts
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Gosselin, Lucien Architect
Tilton, Edward L., et al. Architect
1912/00/00 Frank Pierce Carpenter Benefactor Frank Carpenter donates funds for the Memorial Library Building, the largest of its kind in the state, in memory of his wife Elenora Blood Carpenter who died in 1910.
1914/00/00 Edward Lippincott Tilton Architect Carpenter Memorial Library is built from 1912 to 1914 at cost of $355,000. Oak tables and the desk in the Rotunda are original. The children's room, originally on the south side of the main floor, was one of the first of its kind in a public library.
1914/00/00 Edgar Allen Poe Newcombe Architect Carpenter Memorial Library is built from 1912 to 1914 at cost of $355,000. Oak tables and the desk in the Rotunda are original. The children's room, originally on the south side of the main floor, was one of the first of its kind in a public library.
1916/00/00 William George Rantoul Architect The Manchester Institute of Arts and Science building, designed by Boston architect William Rantoul, is built at 148 Concord St as a gift of Emma Blood French, Frank Carpenter's sister-in-law.

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Particulars for Victory Park Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Library
Level of Significance Local
Historic Use Museum
Architectural Style Neo-Classical
Historic Use Outdoor recreation
Historic Use Park
Criteria Person
Historic Use Post Office
Owner Private
Area of Significance Social History



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 96000615
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Tilton, Edward L., et al.; Gosselin, Lucien
Architectural Style: Classical revival
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Social history, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person, Event
Significant Year: 1914, 1929
Associated People: Carpenter, Frank P.
Historic Function: Government, Education, Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Library, Park, Museum, Post office, Outdoor recreation
Current Function: Landscape, Commerce, Trade, Recreation and Culture, Education
Current Sub-Function: Professional Outdoor recreation Museum Library Park

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