Events at The Manse

The Pierce Manse * 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane * Concord, New Hampshire * 03301 * (603) 225-4555


The Brigade Lecture Series is a monthly lecture series for members of the Pierce Brigade. Programs typically are held at 2pm on the 4th Wednesday of each month April through October (unless otherwise noted) at the Pierce Manse, 14 Horseshoe Pond Land, Concord, NH. Seating is limited.



Thursday, July 7

5:30-6:30pm, Ice Cream Social

7pm, Concert on the Lawn with Honey Bees Trio

The Honey Bees Trio is made up of vocalist Mary Fagan, upright bassist Jock Irvine and Chris O’Neill on electric guitar. The trio grooves on Americana, 1930-s Jazz, Western Swing & Originals. Buzzing around the roots of American music for a swinging good time.

Ice cream will be served and attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. The concert will occur weather permitting.

Tuesday, November 22, 10am

Official Remembrance of Franklin Pierce’s 218th Birthday

Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Old North Cemetery with NH National Guard

A graveside wreath laying will commemorate President Franklin Pierce’s 218th birthday in Old North Cemetery in Concord, New Hampshire. The wreath is sent annually from the White House and commemorates the president’s date of birth and contributions serving in the country’s highest office. Members of the New Hampshire National Guard and the Pierce Brigade will lay the wreath, present the colors and a salute. Old North Cemetery is located at 141 North State Street in Concord, NH. A reception will follow at the Pierce Manse.

December 17, 10am

Wreaths Across America Ceremony honoring all veterans in the Old North Cemetery

This ceremony coincides with others across the USA remembering the service of all veterans with a Christmas wreath previously placed at each grave.

Volunteers wishing to assist in the placement of wreaths on veteran’s graves are invited to join the Pierce Brigade on Friday, December 16 at 10am in Old North Cemetery, which is located at 141 North State Street in Concord, NH.