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Winchester (Images of America)

Carol Lamprey Poole

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ISBN 10: 073859265X / ISBN 13: 9780738592657
Published by Arcadia Publishing, 2012
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Winchester (Images of America)

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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Winchesters early history was determined by two natural resources: the Ashuelot River and the Pisgah forest. The river was a source of water, power, and transportation for early settlers. The vast old-growth trees in the area known as Pisgah naturally led to sawmills, pail and box shops, and wood flour production. With industrialization in the 19th century and the coming of the railroad, Winchester became an ideal place for factories. The addition of two woolen mills and a cotton mill created jobs that drew immigrants to the area. By the turn of the 20th century, Winchester was a bustling, up-to-date place boasting 23 stores and almost as many schools. Townspeople had two banks and four churches to serve them, and the fertile valley kept them fed. The 1900s were less kind to Winchester as the mills closed one by one. Today, it is the rural landscape, the rich history, the recreational opportunities, and life in a place where everybody knows your name that induce nearly 5,000 people to proudly call Winchester home.

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Carol Lamprey Poole is curator of the Sheridan House Museum and a former writer and editor for the Return of the Winchester Star. Dorothy Doolittle Farnan, a lifelong resident of Winchester, was the assistant librarian at Conant Library for many years and the founding curator of the Sheridan House Museum. Most of the pictures included here come from the collections of the Conant Library and the Winchester Historical Society.

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