Killingly Revisited, Connecticut (Images of America Series)

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In the first volume, Killingly revealed the initial manufacturing emphasis in the town's villages. Killingly Revisited illustrates how the town survived after losing most of the textile industry, as it moved South, by actively seeking diversified commercial businesses. Within these pages, the town's fascinating past is displayed as newly acquired vintage views are coupled with information recently uncovered from the Killingly Historical and Genealogical Society's newspaper archives and other reference materials....
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Overview


In the first volume, Killingly revealed the initial manufacturing emphasis in the town's villages. Killingly Revisited illustrates how the town survived after losing most of the textile industry, as it moved South, by actively seeking diversified commercial businesses. Within these pages, the town's fascinating past is displayed as newly acquired vintage views are coupled with information recently uncovered from the Killingly Historical and Genealogical Society's newspaper archives and other reference materials. In celebration of 300 years as an incorporated Connecticut town, the society is sharing photographs of Killingly's mills, businesses, buildings, churches, schools, and cemeteries. There have been losses from devastating fires that changed the face of Main Street. New streets and roads were added as modes of transportation changed. There are also new views of citizens at work and play.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738550480
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/12/2007
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,420,896
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Natalie L. Coolidge is honored to prepare this history with the help of members of the Killingly Historical and Genealogical Society. It is a continuation of the work she started in Killingly with the late Robert A. Spencer. Images come from the society's collection, as well as many gracious donations from the community.
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