Springfield, Ohio (Images of America Series)

Overview


Referred to as "Champion City," "Home City," and "City of Roses," Springfield's diversity and

pride inspires various nicknames from its residents.

First settled in 1799, Springfield quickly grew to

become one of Ohio's most important industrial towns, the products of its great factories encircling

the globe. Springfield is a compilation of historic photographs collected by ...

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Overview


Referred to as "Champion City," "Home City," and "City of Roses," Springfield's diversity and

pride inspires various nicknames from its residents.

First settled in 1799, Springfield quickly grew to

become one of Ohio's most important industrial towns, the products of its great factories encircling

the globe. Springfield is a compilation of historic photographs collected by author Harry Laybourne over the past 43 years. Using over two hundred images combined with historical explanations, this book chronicles the town's history from 1890 to present. Laybourne gives the reader a chance to experience what Springfield was like in the Good Old Days with fascinating scenes of its people and places--the lively downtown area, its beautiful parks, theaters and opera houses, swimming beaches, universities, bustling factories and businesses, as well as views of several buildings that no longer line the streets of downtown Springfield.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738545769
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 5/28/1998
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,392,719
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


A native of Springfield, Harry Laybourne is a retired employee of the All-Phase Electric Company, with a deep interest in preserving and bringing to life the history of his hometown. He is very active in his community as a trustee for the Clark County

Historical Society and serves as a member of several local groups. Laybourne is sure to delight both residents and visitors to the city with Springfield, a unique view of a town's past.

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