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Downtown Paterson
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: June Avignone
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-03-01 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

It was a corporate experiment--an experiment that would later be known as Paterson, New Jersey. Home of the Great Falls, Paterson holds the distinction of being the first planned industrial center of the United States. The land of the Lenape and a few Dutch settlers would be forever changed when
Paterson Great Falls
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Marcia Dente
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-04 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The story of Paterson is the story of its Great Falls. European settlers were awed by the natural wonder that the Lenni-Lenape called Acquackanonk. Fulfilling Alexander Hamilton's vision, the Falls fueled Paterson's development into the leader of the nation's Industrial Revolution, powering mills and factories into the twentieth century. In
Great Falls of Paterson
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Marcia A. Dente
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-30 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

In 1778, the Great Falls became the Paterson area's natural energy source. The innovative hydraulic "Raceway" used an intricate network of canals to channel millions of gallons of water to power local mills and factories. In 1791, Alexander Hamilton helped to organize the Society for the Establishment of Useful Manufactures,
Voices from the Paterson Silk Mills
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jane Wallerstein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Arcadia Pub

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Wheeling National Heritage Area, WV, and Great Falls National Historic District, NJ
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, United States
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

Books about Wheeling National Heritage Area, WV, and Great Falls National Historic District, NJ