Amory (Images of America) by Bo Miller,Sue Brown PDF

By Bo Miller,Sue Brown

In November 1887, the Kansas urban, Memphis & Birmingham Railroad (KCM&B)--later the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad, or "Frisco"--established a brand new city as a midway element on its course among Memphis and Birmingham. the city was once named Amory in honor of Harcourt Amory, a renowned Bostonian and railroad government. the five hundred acres the railroad bought from Amanda Owen have been surveyed and drawn into plots parallel to the railroad tracks, developing Mississippi's first deliberate neighborhood. Amory prospered as males like E.D. Gilmore and Archibald Dalrymple moved to city and spread out store. companies and houses from close by Cotton Gin Port at the Tombigbee River have been moved to Amory to be a part of the becoming city. The garment performed an integral part in Amory's improvement, because the Glenn and Longenecker households proven factories that made the city referred to as the "Pants Capital of the World." at the present time, the neighborhood is domestic to a local scientific middle, greatest faculties, and a various mix of retail and commercial businesses.

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