By Sharon Orcutt Peters
Abington provides an illustrated portrait of what it used to be wish to dwell and paintings within the city throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. It offers brilliant photographs of the townsfolk, the shoe factories, and the outdated roads via Abington. The ebook contains photos of John L. Sullivan, heavyweight boxing champion, and of the Buffum motor vehicle, outfitted on Centre street. With images from the Abington ancient fee, the Dyer Memorial Library, the historic Society of previous Abington, and private collections, Abington is bound to rouse stories of a bygone era.
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Abington (Images of America) by Sharon Orcutt Peters