Smyth Tower - Manchester, NH
Posted by: 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
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.
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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