District B

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District B
ManchesterNH DistrictB RowHouse.jpg
A row house on Market Street
District B is located in New Hampshire
District B
Location Roughly bounded by Canal, Mechanic, Franklin, and Pleasant Sts., Manchester, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°59′25″N 71°27′57″W / 42.99028°N 71.46583°W / 42.99028; -71.46583Coordinates: 42°59′25″N 71°27′57″W / 42.99028°N 71.46583°W / 42.99028; -71.46583
Area 170 acres (69 ha)
Built 1838
Governing body Local
MPS Amoskeag Manufacturing Company Housing Districts TR
NRHP Reference #

82000619

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Added to NRHP November 12, 1982

District B is a historic worker housing district located in Manchester, New Hampshire, near the former Amoskeag Manufacturing Company millyard. It is roughly bounded by Canal, Mechanic, Franklin, and Pleasant Streets, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 12, 1982. It contains 32 contributing properties covering an area of approximately 170 acres (69 ha).[2]

District B is located near the south-central portion of the historic former Amoskeag millyard, once one of the largest textile manufacturing companies in the world. It operated between 1831 and 1936.[3]

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