Manchester Historic Preservation Award winners named for 2022

Photographer Gary Samson

MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Historic Association (MHA) has selected five winners for its 30e Annual Historic Preservation Awards, including an Individual Achievement Award for acclaimed photographer Gary Samson.

The event will take place on September 8 at Manchester Community College.

The Historic Preservation Awards program recognizes and supports the efforts of individuals, businesses and organizations that have made significant contributions to the preservation of the Queen City’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, traditions and other resources.

In addition to the award for Samson, the winners of the Historic Preservation Award are:

187, rue Warner, property of Robert B. and Claudette O. Perreault.

Owner’s price
Robert B. and Claudette O. Perreault

For their house at 187 Warner Street

Adaptive Reuse Award
The Plant on Willow

252 Willow Street

Restoration of a city monument

The Gresley residence

669 Chestnut Street

Manchester Water Works operator residence at 1583 Lake Shore Road.

Stewardship Award
Manchester Waterworks

For the operator’s residence at 1583 Lake Shore Road

The Red Arrow celebrates its 100th anniversary.

The Red Arrow Diner, for a century of community service, is also recognized at the event with a Centennial Award.

The Honorary Chair of the Historic Preservation Awards is Mike Skelton, President and CEO of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire.

General admission for the event is $125 and $100 for MHA members. The awards event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for MHA, and proceeds will help create more interactive exhibits and expand Millyard Museum’s educational programs.

The presenting sponsor of the event is RBC Wealth Management. Information about additional sponsorship opportunities and reservations can be obtained by calling (603) 622-7531, or online at

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