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By Rob Lewis

ISBN-10: 0738512796

ISBN-13: 9780738512792

ISBN-10: 1531608620

ISBN-13: 9781531608620

town recognized this day as Fall River, Massachusetts, thought of until eventually 1803 to be part of Freetown and till 1862 to be in part contained in the obstacles of Rhode Island, got here into its personal as an excellent commercial urban within the latter half the 19th century. the big strength of the Quequechan River fueled numerous turbines, and Fall River granite supplied the root for a constructing stone-cutting enterprise. through the years, the city's a number of villages were domestic to many hard-working and constant citizens. those citizens traditionally have a lot to be happy with: in lots of methods Fall River led the zone within the improvement of know-how and public schooling. by way of the Eighties, the town used to be outfitted with phones, streetcars, and electric provider, and the B.M.C. Durfee excessive School-opened in 1886-was thought of the best within the country. throughout the 200-plus pictures and informative captions during this excellent new visible heritage, neighborhood writer Rob Lewis seeks to remind citizens of Fall River's wonderful earlier; his paintings additionally indicates the longer term strength of this crucial American urban as we process the millennium.

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