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By Sharon Orcutt Peters

all through Abington's heritage, its imperative situation 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 importance throughout the abolitionist flow. Abington used to be based and equipped round the turbines after which grew with the days to turn into a focus for the thriving shoe undefined. Many filthy rich 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 wish to reside and paintings within the city through the 19th and 20th centuries. It provides bright photos of the townsfolk, the shoe factories, and the outdated roads via Abington. The publication contains photos of John L. Sullivan, heavyweight boxing champion, and of the Buffum vehicle, outfitted on Centre road. With images from the Abington historic fee, the Dyer Memorial Library, the old Society of outdated Abington, and private collections, Abington is certain to rouse stories of a bygone era.

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