A Brief History of Waterbury by Edith Reynolds,John Murray

By Edith Reynolds,John Murray

In 1681, simply twenty-eight humble log cabins outfitted round a marshy eco-friendly made up what's this present day Waterbury, Connecticut. the city flourished, and by way of 1850, its brass- and button-making industries welcomed the economic Revolution. while the decision got here for the Civil conflict and international Wars I and II, Waterbury gave generously: buttons, to decorate usa army uniforms; and younger infantrymen, to struggle for freedom and develop into heroes. a quick historical past of Waterbury information the ebb and move of this Connecticut city, the climb to its top, the struggles via adversity and scandal and the honour of modern day triumphs. during this perpetually interesting account, authors Edith Reynolds and John Murray discover the real reaches of Waterbury's dynamic spirit.

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