At the end of the nineteenth century, the U.S. Armory opened in Springfield, spurring rapid growth. With that golden age of progress came iconic buildings and landmarks that are now lost to time. Railroads and streetcars brought workers eager to fill Springfield’s factories and enterprises. Join local historian Derek Strahan as he returns Springfield to its former glory, examining the people, events and—most importantly—places that helped shape the City of Firsts.
||The History Press