The Show That Started It All

On the Trail
Above, early American furniture will be available at antiques week in Manchester, N.H. Below, this quilt is an example of the types of accessories you can expect to find. Photo by Tom O’Hara

Coming up Aug. 6 to 12 is the original antiques week in Manchester, N.H. The week is highlighted by the state’s Antiques Dealers Association Show —the oldest continuously operating antiques show in the country. And it has roots right here in Salisbury, because it was managed from the 1940s to the 1980s by our very own late resident Russell Carrell. 

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