Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (April 29, 2013)
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within the nineteenth century, Moriah and Port Henry, ny, profited from the richest iron mines within the state. First used to make cannonballs for the yank revolutionaries, Moriah's iron contributed to the Union's ships, weapons, or even the ironclad USS display screen within the Civil battle. within the years that undefined, the founders of Witherbee Sherman and corporate equipped grand homes, church buildings, faculties, and gardens. The lives of the miners who labored for them have been way more tough and their paintings extra harmful. yet those commercial age extremes of wealth ended in the most specific structure and hamlets in upstate manhattan. From the tales of immigrant miners to the silent-film in Port Henry, this ebook records the final a hundred and fifty years of tradition and game on Lake Champlain and within the Adirondacks.