By Ginger Cruickshank
engine used to be equipped through the Duryea brothers right here; the 1st U.S. musket used to be made on the Springfield Armory; and in 1891, resident Dr. James Naismith invented the sport of basketball. The city’s ties to the U.S. army are illustrated the following, as are its many non secular and ethnic groups. inside those pages, we will see photographs of a really assorted Springfield, together with structures a lot replaced or long past, and other people remembered now in relatives albums.
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