Month: April 2020

Rex Dishes

The Rex Theatre

One of the most historic spots in Manchester is undoubtedly The Rex Theatre located just east of Elm Street on Amherst Street.  The Rex Theatre opened under its original purpose in the mid-1800s as a printing press, serving the newly bustling city of Manchester as the explosion of the mill network began. The population more …

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Grammy Rose Doucette

In the late 19th Century, at just a year old, Marie Louise Rosalie Doucette (Rose) made the long journey from her native home in Ottawa, Canada down to Manchester along with her parents, Louis Moise and Georgianna, and older sister, Anna Violet. The young family made the difficult decision to leave all that they knew …

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