By Edith Reynolds,John Murray

In 1681, simply twenty-eight humble log cabins outfitted round a marshy eco-friendly made up what's this present day Waterbury, Connecticut. the city flourished, and through 1850, its brass- and button-making industries welcomed the economic Revolution. while the decision got here for the Civil battle and global Wars I and II, Waterbury gave generously: buttons, to beautify usa army uniforms; and younger infantrymen, to struggle for freedom and develop into heroes. a quick heritage of Waterbury info the ebb and move of this Connecticut city, the climb to its top, the struggles via adversity and scandal and the respect of modern day triumphs. during this perpetually fascinating account, authors Edith Reynolds and John Murray discover the genuine reaches of Waterbury's dynamic spirit.

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