By Claire Puccia Parham
Entire learn of 2 cities on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border.
Read Online or Download From Great Wilderness to Seaway Towns: A Comparative History of Cornwall, Ontario and Massena, New York, 1784-2001 PDF
Similar urban books
This ebook examines the problem of reform of the city water provide region in constructing international locations, according to case stories of state-owned water businesses in Ghana, India, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. The turning out to be public deepest partnership for city water provide is analyzed, focussing at the concession agreement version.
This finished learn of neighborhood politics in Russia exhibits that the most important reforms of neighborhood govt, and the fight to forge doable grassroots democracies were inextricably associated with the broader fight for energy among the areas and the Kremlin, and to the explicit nature of Russia’s hugely politicized and negotiated kind of asymmetrical federalism.
A painstaking look at every thing that has to do with medieval cities within the lesser-known Romanian Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia. a brand new and engaging standpoint at the heritage of the city global in vital and South-Eastern Europe.
Strategic city well-being CommunicationCharles C. Okigbo, editorPeople are bombarded with messages always and sorting via them continually. during this milieu, serious rules approximately well-being promoting and affliction prevention are compelled to compete with distracting, conflicting, even contradictory info.
- Carbon sequestration in urban ecosystems
- The Deadly Streets
- Urban Transport Development: A Complex Issue
- The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-sufficient Living in the Heart of the City (Process Self-Reliance Series)
- The Bohemian Ethos: Questioning Work and Making a Scene on the Lower East Side
Additional info for From Great Wilderness to Seaway Towns: A Comparative History of Cornwall, Ontario and Massena, New York, 1784-2001
71 For almost a decade, Foucher’s cluster of cabins and a mill were the only settlement and manufacturing operation in the area. 72 Haskell was among the many migrants who came to Massena in search of cheap land. He was joined by one of Foucher’s workers, Antoine Lamping, who was one of the few lumbermen to make the transition from transient worker to permanent resident and was involved in gaining a town charter. The ofﬁcial founding of Massena, New York was related to the establishment of St. 74 With more than 100 miles of rough trails and dense forest between some of the townships and the original administrative center, male residents found it difﬁcult to pay taxes and attend court sessions.
Socially, women also organized and supplied food for various community gatherings. ”89 Massena settlers lived undisturbed in their isolated location for almost a decade. Early Settlement of Cornwall, Ontario and Massena, New York 25 Upon the outbreak of the War of 1812, Massena residents realized that their geographical location did not entirely isolate them from national conﬂicts. Regardless of their decade-long peaceful coexistence, many residents, including Robinson, feared raids or attacks by Indians or the British.
Finally, Cornwall and Massena pioneers were both citizens of the former American colonies and, therefore, harbored the same congregational and democratic spiritual and political beliefs. Cornwall settlers held contrasting values and goals from central government ofﬁcials and those in the heartland. This often led to conﬂict. Many of the loyalists were recent migrants from the United States and they wanted the same political and religious organizations they had grown accustomed to in their former hometowns.