FRONTIER TO INDUSTRIAL CITY: LEWISTON TOWN POLITICS 1768-1863

FRONTIER TO INDUSTRIAL CITY: LEWISTON
FRONTIER TO INDUSTRIAL CITY: LEWISTON
Item# ISBN 978-1934949108
$29.95

Lewiston recently received the All-American City award. That might be emblematic for Lewiston. Its history, location, people and industry-all serve as an example of small riverside settlements that grew into industrial cities over the course of a century early in our country's history. Douglas Hodgkin presents a spectacular array of information in a very readable form. From schools, to factories, to founding families, to all the minutiae that create a town-Frontier to Industrial City provides a clear picture of the many facets of Lewiston during its transformation. Those interested in small town histories, local politics, or all things Lewiston will want to own this book. Hodgkin gives us the best of meticulous attention to detail, insightful illustration choices, detailed endnotes, dozens of explanatory tables and an extensive index. Every Maine resident should read Frontier to Industrial City to understand the perils, hard work and dreams that have created Maine towns. Paperback 360 pages