Bristol Business and Industry

Bristol Business and Industry

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Bristol was incorporated in 1785 and quickly became recognized as a clock-manufacturing center and home of the E. Ingraham Company's qdollar watch.q The town grew with the many immigrant workers who arrived to work for local knitting mills, spring companies, and brass manufacturers. By the 1890s, the strong growth of the town brought an influx of people with different skills who established the Bristol Press, banks, local neighborhood shops and markets, and service industries. In 1920, Bristol Nurseries created new varieties of chrysanthemums that eventually made Bristol known as the qMum City.q Redevelopment in the 1960s brought the new Bristol Plaza and changes on Farmington Avenue. In 1979, ESPN started its first broadcast in its new home on Middle Street. With the completion of the new Route 72, Bristol will today continue to offer new opportunities for business and industry to grow.... and Benedict Tracy formed a company to start Atlantic Precision Spring, Inc. They manufactured flat springs and wire forms for clocks, sewing machines, and consumer products manufactured on fourslide equipment and manual foot pressesanbsp;...

Title:Bristol Business and Industry
Author: Lynda J. Russell
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2010

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