By Edith Reynolds,John Murray

In 1681, simply twenty-eight humble log cabins outfitted round a marshy eco-friendly made up what's this day Waterbury, Connecticut. town flourished, and via 1850, its brass- and button-making industries welcomed the economic Revolution. while the decision got here for the Civil conflict and international Wars I and II, Waterbury gave generously: buttons, to embellish usa army uniforms; and younger squaddies, to struggle for freedom and turn into heroes. a short historical past of Waterbury info the ebb and circulate of this Connecticut city, the climb to its top, the struggles via adversity and scandal and the honour of modern day triumphs. during this eternally interesting account, authors Edith Reynolds and John Murray discover the real reaches of Waterbury's dynamic spirit.

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