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Built in the year 1869, Saint Joseph Cathedral is known as one of the best historic churches in the city. Designed by Patrick C. Keeley, the church was built for the numerous Irish immigrants that lived in the area. Today the Roman catholic church is still an active place of worship and sees more than 700 worshipers on a weekly basis. Performances by various musical choirs also take place here often. Whether you are feeling religious or just want a glimpse of history, then a visit to St. Joseph’s Cathedral won't let you down.
Ensconced amid lush greenery from all four sides, the Amoskeag Falls gracefully cascades over the Merrimack River's western banks. Jewel-blue waters dropping from a height of 50 feet (15 meters) and shimmering in the sunlight make for a captivating sight. Teeming with diverse marine life such as migratory sturgeon, salmon, and alewife, Amoskeag Falls is an angler's paradise. One of the main reasons why Manchester is the megapolis that world knows today, the surging waters of the falls lured the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company to start their hydropower plant in 1807 near it, attracting settlers from all over the United Kingdom to its lands.
Spanning across more than 2500 acres (1011 hectares), Lake Massabesic is nature's gift to the cities of Auburn and Manchester. Surrounded by pristine, green landscapes, this lake is at its picturesque best during the on-set of Autumn. A number of leisure activities like boating, kayaking and sailing are allowed at the lake. Swimming and fishing can also be carried out. For outdoor enthusiasts, Lake Massabesic and its environs are perfect for a hike as there are numerous trails running across the region. Lake Massabesic is also the major source of water supply for both the cities it calls home.
New Hampshire Holocaust Memorial comprises of a number of monuments paying tribute to those who lost their lives during the World War period. Commemorating nearly 11 million people, most of whom were jews, homosexuals, and political dissents, who were exterminated by the Nazi forces during the war years, the New Hampshire Holocaust Memorial serves as a stark reminder of the atrocities committed by the anti-Semitic forces on many people. An expression in concrete and steel, the exteriors of the various monuments feature engravings and carvings like Never Forget, and Never Again. Six engraved benches are also part of the memorial. Designed to educate as well as commemorate this 20th-century tragedy, the New Hampshire Holocaust Memorial must be visited you are in the neighborhood and have some time to spare.