Vendor- Arcadia Press
Peace Dale, by Betty J. Cotter
Sprawling mansions and granite buildings from the past arestill at the center of Peace Dale village life, but the town'shistory is more than just a tale of a privileged few. The legacyof the Irish and Italian immigrants who came to work in themills and stayed to build a way of life is as important in thecommunity today as the legacy left by the wealthy Hazard andRodman families. Discover these early residents of Peace Dalein a remarkable collection of images, complemented by the textof author and local historian Betty J. Cotter. From Peace Dale'sfamous arched bridges to the mom-and-pop stores that ring PeaceDale Flats, this unprecedented collection explores the memoriesof yesteryear. The photographs date from the mid-nineteenthcentury to the 1960s and were gathered from the collections ofthe Pettaquamscutt Historical Society, the Peace Dale Library,and local residents.