Smyth Tower - Manchester, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 43° 00.718 W 071° 26.528
19T E 300980 N 4765037
Quick Description: The gothic stone Smyth Tower at the Manchester, NH VA Medical Center dates back to 1888. It was former NH Governor Fredrick Smyth’s hideaway retreat.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2007 7:55:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM2QFT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 54

Long Description:




The gothic stone Smyth Tower at the Manchester, NH VA Medical Center dates back to 1888. It was former NH Governor Fredrick Smyth’s hideaway retreat. Smyth later served on the Board of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. This was an agency taking care of veterans before VA was created

The tower is on the grounds of the present Veterans Administration Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire. It is not open to the public.
Street address:
718 Smyth Rd.
Manchester, NH United States


County / Borough / Parish: Hillsborough County

Year listed: 1978

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Privately owned?: Not Listed

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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