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By Kathleen Crocker,Jane Currie

urban founder James Prendergast and different industrious pioneers have been attracted to the opening of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern ny country due to its considerable waterpower and virgin forests. the abilities of those settlers, coupled with the area's normal assets, ended in the emergence of business Jamestown, recognized world wide for its different manufacture of caliber items, together with furnishings, steel, and textiles. The authors have selected greater than 2 hundred classic pictures in accordance with old markers for Jamestown. Thorough learn and oral histories demonstrate contributions made via trailblazing immigrants, philanthropic households, different ethnic teams, earnest businessmen, and 3 fatherland notables who accomplished worldwide repute: Lucille Ball, Roger Tory Peterson, and Robert H. Jackson.

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