Merrimack River


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Merrimack River a river that rises in south central New Hampshire and flows through Concord and Manchester into Massachusetts and empties into the Atlantic Ocean
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In literature:

On the Osage fork of the Merrimack river, there are two settlements of the Delawares, to the neighbourhood of which these Indians intend to remove.
"A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America" by S. A. Ferrall
The Merrimack River affords a means of enjoying aquatic sports, there being rowing boats, canoes, sail boats and steamers in abundance.
"The American Missionary -- Vol. 48, No. 10, October, 1894" by Various
Captain John Ford's sawmill stood near the junction of the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
"Bay State Monthly, Vol. I, No. 3, March, 1884" by Various
Very many handsome-sized cotton factories, the machinery all turned by the river Merrimack.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
"In Nesting Time" by Olive Thorne Miller
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
"Little Brothers of the Air" by Olive Thorne Miller
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
"The Foot-path Way" by Bradford Torrey
Merrimack county, on both sides of the Merrimac river, about 75 m. N.W.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
There was a sudden and extraordinary rise in the Merrimack River, in a spring thaw.
"The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1" by Daniel Webster
AMUSKEAG, the Indian name of a fall in the river Merrimack, New Hampshire, 16 miles below Concord, and 7 miles below Hookset falls.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft

In news:

Centuries ago, Native Americans discovered a pleasant spot on the banks of the Merrimack River.
Large pieces of wood to be used for the road to allow heavy equipment to move rocks for the south jetty of the Merrimack River were brought into the parking lot next to the Perkins Playground.
NEWBURYPORT — The US Army Corps of Engineers has signed contracts with a marine engineering firm for work on the south jetty of the Merrimack River, and stone-carrying trucks are expected to roll in about three weeks.
The Manchester fire department is receiving an award for rescueing a dog from the Merrimack River.
AMESBURY — Lowell's Boat Shop, a National Historic Landmark and working museum on the banks of the Merrimack River, is currently engaged in a major Whaleboat Project.
Salisbury – Shop for the holidays at Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society's Whisker Wonderland Open House, which will be held Saturday, Dec 3, from 12 to 5 pm, at the MRFRS headquarters, 63 Elm St (Route 110), Salisbury.
A Coast Guard helicopter searches the Merrimack River near Cashman Park yesterday.
The Merrimack River tragedy 10 years later.
Ivan Casado was one of the children who survived when a friend broke through the ice on the Merrimack River December 14, 2002 and the other's tried to rescue him.