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By Bo Miller,Sue Brown

ISBN-10: 1467112887

ISBN-13: 9781467112888

ISBN-10: 1531670318

ISBN-13: 9781531670313

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 path among Memphis and Birmingham. town was once named Amory in honor of Harcourt Amory, a famous 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, growing Mississippi's first deliberate neighborhood. Amory prospered as males like E.D. Gilmore and Archibald Dalrymple moved to city and unfolded 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 starting to be city. The garment performed an integral part in Amory's improvement, because the Glenn and Longenecker households tested factories that made the city often called the "Pants Capital of the World." this present day, the group is domestic to a nearby scientific heart, most well known colleges, and a various mix of retail and commercial businesses.

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