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By Sharon Orcutt Peters

all through Abington's heritage, its valuable position among Boston and Plymouth has been a vantage aspect that has been mirrored in either paintings and play. it truly is Abington that supplied the white-oak planks for the USS structure, and the town's Island Grove Park had nationwide value throughout the abolitionist stream. Abington used to be based and equipped round the turbines after which grew with the days to develop into a focus for the thriving shoe undefined. Many prosperous industrialists and capitalists have left their mark with brick and mortar. Their mansions nonetheless line the streets, and their lives formed Abington forever.

Abington provides an illustrated portrait of what it used to be prefer to dwell and paintings within the city through the 19th and 20th centuries. It provides shiny photographs of the townsfolk, the shoe factories, and the outdated roads via Abington. The booklet comprises photos of John L. Sullivan, heavyweight boxing champion, and of the Buffum motor vehicle, outfitted on Centre street. With photos from the Abington historic fee, the Dyer Memorial Library, the historic Society of outdated Abington, and private collections, Abington is certain to awaken thoughts of a bygone era.

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