Massena, New York (Images of America Series)

Massena, New York (Images of America Series)

by Theresa S. Sharp, David E. Martin
     
 


Overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Massena emerged from its quiet beginnings to become the region's center for tourism, commerce, and industry. With vintage photographs, Massena documents the people, places, and events that shaped this northernmost New York State town. Shown are early sightseers and seekers of health from the mineral springs; the Aluminum Company…  See more details below

Overview


Overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Massena emerged from its quiet beginnings to become the region's center for tourism, commerce, and industry. With vintage photographs, Massena documents the people, places, and events that shaped this northernmost New York State town. Shown are early sightseers and seekers of health from the mineral springs; the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa), which arrived before Reynolds Metals; General Motors; and, of course, the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738536934
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
03/02/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,162,207
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


The images for Massena come from the archives of the Massena Museum. Massena native Theresa S. Sharp, town and village historian, is in her sixteenth year at the museum. David E. Martin, who is also the author of Ogdensburg, is a longtime collector of northern New York images. He serves the St. Lawrence County Historical Society and museums throughout the area, using his photographic skills to reproduce long-lost positive images from glass-plate negatives and to preserve other historical images.

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