Known locally as Limestone Hill and later called the "Steel Plant District," Lackawanna, New York, was formed from the westernmost part of the town of West Seneca in 1909. The new city derived its name from the Lackawanna Steel Company that had moved from Scranton, Pennsylvania, at the beginning of the 20th century. An industrial future would burn brightly for several decades, and charitable institutions begun by the Roman Catholic Church prospered under the guidance of a humble man known as "the Padre of the Poor," Rev. ...

Lackawanna 2011, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

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