By Larry R. Slater

In 1905, the German spiritual cost of financial system replaced perpetually from what its charismatic founder had deliberate in 1824. equipped to wait for the second one Coming, economic system was once handed from the fingers of the moribund concord Society to the yank Bridge department of usa metal company. the hot 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 huge metal. within the 1750s, this land alongside the Ohio River held Log city, which was once a gathering position for Colonial and local American leaders. Later there has been Legionville, the place Gen. Anthony Wayne knowledgeable American troops in the course of the early Indian wars. This used to be via the ultimate domestic of a utopian society and one of many greatest mill complexes of the twentieth century. via classic photos, Ambridge chronicles the various background and evolution of this community.

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