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By Bo Miller,Sue Brown

In November 1887, the Kansas urban, Memphis & Birmingham Railroad (KCM&B)--later the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad, or "Frisco"--established a brand new city as a midway element on its direction among Memphis and Birmingham. the city was once named Amory in honor of Harcourt Amory, a sought after Bostonian and railroad govt. the five hundred acres the railroad bought from Amanda Owen have been surveyed and drawn into plots parallel to the railroad tracks, developing Mississippi's first deliberate group. Amory prospered as males like E.D. Gilmore and Archibald Dalrymple moved to city and spread out store. companies and houses from within sight Cotton Gin Port at the Tombigbee River have been moved to Amory to be a part of the becoming city. The garment performed an essential component in Amory's improvement, because the Glenn and Longenecker households confirmed factories that made town often called the "Pants Capital of the World." this present day, the neighborhood is domestic to a neighborhood clinical middle, premier colleges, and a various mix of retail and commercial businesses.

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