Download PDF by Larry R. Slater: Ambridge (Images of America)

By Larry R. Slater

ISBN-10: 0738554863

ISBN-13: 9780738554860

ISBN-10: 153163477X

ISBN-13: 9781531634773

In 1905, the German non secular payment of financial system replaced without end from what its charismatic founder had deliberate in 1824. equipped to look ahead to the second one Coming, financial system used to be handed from the arms of the moribund concord Society to the yankee Bridge department of usa metal company. the hot proprietors renamed town Ambridge. because the mill city burst into existence, the inhabitants spiked from six hundred to nearly 37,000 by means of 1945. unavoidably, Ambridge felt the cave in of huge metal. within the 1750s, this land alongside the Ohio River held Log city, which used to be a gathering position for Colonial and local American leaders. Later there has been Legionville, the place Gen. Anthony Wayne informed American troops through the early Indian wars. This used to be by means of the ultimate domestic of a utopian society and one of many biggest mill complexes of the 20 th century. via classic images, Ambridge chronicles the varied heritage and evolution of this community.

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