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By Larry R. Slater

In 1905, the German non secular payment of financial system replaced endlessly from what its charismatic founder had deliberate in 1824. outfitted to watch for the second one Coming, financial system was once handed from the fingers of the moribund concord Society to the yankee Bridge department of usa metal company. the recent vendors renamed the city Ambridge. because the mill city burst into lifestyles, the inhabitants spiked from six hundred to nearly 37,000 by means of 1945. necessarily, Ambridge felt the cave in of massive 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 knowledgeable American troops throughout the early Indian wars. This used to be via 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 various heritage and evolution of this community.

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