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Along the Calumet River
Illinois
Once known as the Callimink River by the area’s Potawatomi Indians, the Calumet River has been home to swimmers and fishermen, steamboats and canoes, and shipyards and factories for generations. Recreation and industry have coexisted along its banks for decades. Communities al...
Akron Women
Ohio
While industrialists were building the great rubber factories, cereal mills, and potteries, Akron women were weaving together the cultural and moral fabric of the city. Women established churches, hospitals, schools, and cultural institutions, even as they nurtured their famil...
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation In Rhode Island
Rhode Island
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation in Rhode Island covers the period from the Civil War to the creation of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). Each of the seven chapters examines a particular form of travel and its impact on the people and surroundin...
Ambler
Pennsylvania
Ambler, a working-class town located fifteen miles north of Philadelphia, boasts some of the grandest homes in Montgomery County. Its evolution is rooted in the mills that sprang up along the Wissahickon Creek in the 1680s. Ambler entered the industrial age when the North Pe...
Alexandria Bay
New York
Alexandria Bay reveals a place that is blessed with extraordinary natural beauty, great fishing, fine resorts, and myriad entertainments. Located in the heart of the Thousand Islands, Alexandria Bay-a preeminent tourist destination for visitors from all nations-owes a great pa...
Along the Route 100 Corridor
Pennsylvania
The tiny villages along what is now known as the Route 100 Corridor are Bally, Eshbach, Bechtelsville, New Berlinville, Boyertown, and Washington Township, which consists of Schultzville, Barto, and Forgedale. In the late 1800s, the area’s prosperous industry attracted such fi...
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Along the Adirondack Trail
New York
Native Americans called the area Couxsaxrage, "beaver hunting ground." Professor Ebenezer Emmons named it Adirondack, after one of the native tribes. Along the Adirondack Trail traces the history and lore of the Adirondacks up the scenic roadway through the heart of New York...
Amherst
New York
Amherst depicts the breathtaking evolution of a small farming community into a major economic, educational, and medical hub of western New York. The book reveals how Amherst’s rich soils, rapid falls, and near-Buffalo location led to the community’s great progress and growth. ...
Along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: From Cumberland to Uniontown
Pennsylvania
During the turn of the century, the railroad was an extremely important transportation and shipping resource to thousands of people and businesses in Pennsylvania. Along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: From Cumberland to Uniontown dedicates its pages to this mass transportation...
Agawam and Feeding Hills Revisited
Massachusetts
The second volume to chronicle Agawam’s rich history, Agawam and Feeding Hills Revisited pays close attention to the people who lived and worked in Agawam, from schoolchildren, farmers, police officers, business owners, and mill workers to aeronautical engineer Bob Hall, who d...
Along the Route 100 Corridor Revisited
Pennsylvania
Along the Route 100 Corridor Revisited documents the villages and townspeople along the Route 100 Corridor that were instrumental in the beginnings of many industries in the area. They also played a significant role in the formation of religious organizations, including the Me...
Albion
New York
Albion highlights a historic community in the Lake Ontairo region of western New York State. With vintage photographs and fascinating detail, the book records Courthouse Square, early salt roads and quarries, splendid cobblestone houses, the Erie Canal passing through town, fa...
Zanesville
Ohio
Zanesville is located in a geographically fortuitous location in the southeastern part of the state, juxtaposed between the Licking and Muskingum Rivers and rich veins of clay, natural gas, and coal. Settled in 1797, Zanesville grew and prospered over the next 200 years as a t...
Amityville
New York
In 1840, residents chose the name Amityville because it described their view of themselves and the community. “The friendly village,” over the next 100 years, is portrayed in the historical photographs and narrative of Amityville. Located on Long Island’s south shore, the vill...
Adirondack Ventures
New York
Adirondack Ventures explores the early man-made features that were introduced into New York State’s great mountain and lake region. With some 200 rare photographs, this book recounts the memories of those who took part in the development of the Adirondacks, an area that covers...
 
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