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Amory (Images of America) by Bo Miller,Sue Brown PDF

By Bo Miller,Sue Brown

ISBN-10: 1467112887

ISBN-13: 9781467112888

ISBN-10: 1531670318

ISBN-13: 9781531670313

In November 1887, the Kansas urban, Memphis & Birmingham Railroad (KCM&B)--later the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad, or "Frisco"--established a brand new city as a midway aspect on its path among Memphis and Birmingham. the city used to be named Amory in honor of Harcourt Amory, a well known Bostonian and railroad govt. the five hundred acres the railroad bought from Amanda Owen have been surveyed and drawn into plots parallel to the railroad tracks, developing Mississippi's first deliberate group. Amory prospered as males like E.D. Gilmore and Archibald Dalrymple moved to city and spread out store. companies and houses from within sight Cotton Gin Port at the Tombigbee River have been moved to Amory to be a part of the transforming into city. The garment performed an integral part in Amory's improvement, because the Glenn and Longenecker households validated factories that made the city often called the "Pants Capital of the World." this day, the group is domestic to a neighborhood scientific heart, premier faculties, and a various mix of retail and business businesses.

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