Manchester, the "Queen City" of New Hampshire. Named after Manchester, Great Britain, it is New Hampshire's largest city. A popular vacation spot for those who just want to get away, Manchester is a city that has played a important, and often unique, role in the history of New Hampshire and of the United States as well.Over 300 vintage hand-tinted postcards will take readers on a journey through the streets of old Manchester and beyond showcasing some of the city's, and the surrounding areas, most famous and interesting spots. Take a tour through the Currier Gallery of Art, walk along Elm Street, see the massive mills of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, visit the home of General John Stark, the New Hampshire Patriot who coined the New Hampshire State Motto: "Live Free or Die." Continue the tour and go outside the city and for a fishing trip on the Merrimack River or take the incline up the Uncanoonic Mountain.
Mary Martin heads Mary Martin Postcards, a three-generation family business that is the largest postcard operation in the world. In addition to a warehouse facility in Perryville, Maryland, the company is a presence at postcard shows worldwide, including York, Pennsylvania, each November. Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price is a Renaissance Man, who writes poetry and other great works of literature in his spare time.