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By Larry R. Slater

In 1905, the German spiritual cost of economic system replaced endlessly from what its charismatic founder had deliberate in 1824. outfitted to anticipate the second one Coming, economic system used to be handed from the palms of the moribund concord Society to the yankee Bridge department of usa metal company. the hot vendors renamed town Ambridge. because the mill city burst into existence, the inhabitants spiked from six hundred to nearly 37,000 by way of 1945. necessarily, Ambridge felt the cave in of massive 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 proficient American troops throughout the early Indian wars. This was once by way of 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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