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By Larry R. Slater

In 1905, the German spiritual cost of financial system replaced endlessly from what its charismatic founder had deliberate in 1824. outfitted to watch for the second one Coming, economic climate was once handed from the arms of the moribund concord Society to the yankee Bridge department of usa metal company. the hot proprietors renamed the city Ambridge. because the mill city burst into existence, 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 expert American troops in the course of the early Indian wars. This was once via the ultimate domestic of a utopian society and one of many biggest mill complexes of the twentieth century. via classic photos, Ambridge chronicles the varied background and evolution of this community.

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