The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Manchester, New Hampshire, United States.
Prior to 19th century
- 1807 - Canal built by Samuel Blodgett.
- 1823 - Population: 761.
- Amoskeag Representative newspaper begins publication.
- First Congregational Society incorporated.
- First Baptist Church organized.
- 1843 - Mennell's Circulating Library in business (approximate date).
- 1844 - Manchester Athenaeum established.
- 1846 - City incorporated.
- 1846 - Manchester High School established.
- 1849 - Manchester and Lawrence Railroad begins operating.
- Manchester Daily Mirror newspaper begins publication.
- City Missionary Society established.
- 1851 - City hosts state fair.
- 1852 - Manchester Gas Light Co. established.
- 1855 - First Presbyterian Church organized.
- 1863 - Union Leader newspaper begins publication.
- 1874 - Ash Street School built.
- 1875 - Women's Aid Home organized.
- 1883 - Union Publishing Co. incorporated.
- 1885 - Young People's Christian Union organized.
- 1886 - Devonshire Mills incorporated.
- People's Baptist Church organized.
- Novelty Advertising Co. incorporated.
- 1889 - Saint Anselm College established in neighboring Goffstown.
- 1890 - Elliot Hospital founded.
- 1891 - Swedish Baptist Church organized.
- 1893 - Stark Park dedicated.
- Manchester Children's Home organized.
- Eureka Shoe Co. incorporated.
- Manchester Historical Association established.
- Varick Park sports complex in operation.
- 1897 - Weston Observatory built.
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- Published in the 19th century
- Jedidiah Morse; Richard C. Morse (1823), "Manchester", A New Universal Gazetteer (4th ed.), New Haven: S. Converse
- Samuel Newell Bell (1863). Index Catalogue of the Manchester City Library. Printed by C.F. Livingston.
- "Manchester", Appletons' Hand-Book of American Travel: Northern and Eastern Tour, New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1872
- "Manchester City". New Hampshire Register. Claremont, NH: Claremont Manufacturing Company. 1872.
- Maurice D. Clarke (1875), Manchester: a Brief Record of its Past and a Picture of its Present, Manchester, N.H.: J.B. Clarke
- Pocket Business Directory and Industrial and Social Statistics of the City of Manchester, N.H., 1879, Manchester: Temple & Farrington, 1879
- Manchester Directory: 1883. Boston: Sampson & Murdock. 1882.
- "City of Manchester", Leading Manufacturers and Merchants of New Hampshire, New York: International Pub. Co., 1887
- George Fox Bacon (1891), Manchester and its Leading Business Men, Boston: Mercantile Publishing Co.
- 1846 Semi-Centennial Compendium of Historical Facts, Manchester, N.H.: Frank H. Challis, 1896
- Contributions to the History of Derryfield, New Hampshire: a Paper Read Before the Manchester Historic Association, Manchester, N.H.: William Ellery Moore, 1896
- Published in the 20th century
- Manchester Directory: 1906. Boston: Sampson & Murdock. 1905.
- "Manchester", United States (4th ed.), Leipzig: K. Baedeker, 1909, OCLC 02338437
- "Manchester", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424 – via Internet Archive
- Manchester Historic Association (1910), Centennial Celebration of Manchester, N.H., Manchester NH, OCLC 7811124
- "Manchester", Handbook of New England, Boston: Porter E. Sargent, 1916, OCLC 16726464
- Manchester Directory. Boston: Sampson & Murdock. 1921.
- Federal Writers' Project (1938). "Manchester". New Hampshire: a Guide to the Granite State. American Guide Series. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
- George Thomas Kurian (1994), "Manchester, New Hampshire", World Encyclopedia of Cities, 1: North America, Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO (fulltext via Open Library)
- David G. Stahl (Fall–Winter 1995), "Becoming American: Manchester's Jewish Community", Historical New Hampshire, New Hampshire Historical Society
- Published in the 21st century
Coordinates: 42°59′27″N 71°27′49″W / 42.990833°N 71.463611°W