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Palmyra reveals the fascinating history of the place known as "the Queen of Canal Towns." Vivid photographs highlight life as it was in this Wayne County community, which is visited by more than two hundred thousand people each year. Shown are military men and abolitionists, inventors and entrepreneurs, the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Hill Cumorah, site of the largest outdoor theater production in the United States.
ISBN: 9780738535890
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Historic Palmyra, the local historical society, has been saving treasures since 1843. Housed in three major museums, the vast collections are an example of preservation at its best. Bonnie J. Hays, executive director, has been with Historic Palmyra for the past eight years and has also served as village clerk. For Palmyra, she drew from the extensive museum archives, documenting the excitement and mystery that is Palmyra's legacy.
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