Ambridge, Pennsylvania

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Ambridge is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States.wikipedia
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Beaver County, Pennsylvania

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Ambridge is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States.

American Bridge Company

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Incorporated in 1905 as a company town by the American Bridge Company, Ambridge is located 16 miles (25 km) northwest of Pittsburgh, along the Ohio River.
The town of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, was an American Bridge company town (thus the name "Ambridge"), and is near their current headquarters of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania.

Old Economy Village

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The Harmony Society first settled the area in the early 19th century, founding the village of "Ökonomie" or Economy in 1824.
Old Economy Village is a historic settlement in Ambridge, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Harmony Society

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The Harmony Society first settled the area in the early 19th century, founding the village of "Ökonomie" or Economy in 1824.
The Society is best known for its worldly successes, most notably the establishment of three model communities, the first at Harmony, Pennsylvania; the second, also called Harmony, in the Indiana Territory, now New Harmony, Indiana; and the third and final town at Economy, now Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

George Rapp

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Founded by George Rapp, it was the third and final location of the Harmonites.
John George Rapp (Johann Georg Rapp; November 1, 1757 in Iptingen, Duchy of Württemberg – August 7, 1847 in Economy, Pennsylvania) was the founder of the religious sect called Harmonists, Harmonites, Rappites, or the Harmony Society.

Paul Hertneky

The decline of both the steel industry and the town in chronicled in Rust Belt Boy by Ambridge native Paul Hertneky.
Paul Hertneky is an American journalist and author best known for his 2016 book Rust Belt Boy: Stories of an American Childhood, about the Baby boomers he grew up with in the rust belt mill town of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, where he was once a steel worker.

Leetsdale, Pennsylvania

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The steel was then sent by rail to the adjacent American Bridge naval shipyard in Leetsdale, PA where the LSTs were built. Ambridge has two land borders, including Harmony Township to the north, east and northeast, and the Allegheny County borough of Leetsdale to the southwest.
Leetsdale is bordered by Ambridge in Beaver County to the north, Leet Township to the northeast, and Edgeworth to the southeast.

Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

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The city of Aliquippa runs adjacent to Ambridge across the Ohio River to the west and is connected to the borough via Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge.
Across the Ohio River, the city runs adjacent with, from north to south, the borough of Baden, Harmony Township and the borough of Ambridge which connects to Aliquippa via Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge.

Harmony Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania

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Ambridge has two land borders, including Harmony Township to the north, east and northeast, and the Allegheny County borough of Leetsdale to the southwest.
Harmony Township has four land borders, including Baden to the north, Economy to the east, Ambridge to the southwest, and the Allegheny County neighborhood of Leet Township to the south.

Ambridge Area High School

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The town's high school is Ambridge Area High School.
Ambridge High School is a midsized, suburban secondary school in Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

Ambridge Area School District

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The town is served by the Ambridge Area School District.
It serves the boroughs of Ambridge, Baden, Economy and South Heights and Harmony Township.

Trinity School for Ministry

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Ambridge is also home to Trinity School for Ministry, an evangelical seminary in the Anglican tradition.
Trinity School for Ministry (TSM), formerly known as Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry, is an Anglican seminary in Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

David Zubik

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He was raised in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, and attended St. Stanislaus Church.

New Harmony, Indiana

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On May 24, 1824, a group of Harmonists boarded a steamboat and departed Indiana, bound for Pennsylvania, where they founded the community of Economy, the present-day town of Ambridge.

Ann B. Davis

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The community later relocated to Ambridge in Beaver County in far western Pennsylvania after Frey became dean of the seminary Trinity School for Ministry.

Elise Mercur

On October 1, 1889, at the Church of the Ascension in Economy Pennsylvania, Ms. Mercur, age 34-years married Karl Rudolph Wagner (1872–1949), a prominent Ambridge, Pennsylvania businessman, banker and councilman of Saint John's Lutheran Church in Old Economy, Pennsylvania.

Harmony, Pennsylvania

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In 1824, they moved back to Pennsylvania, this time to Economy (now Ambridge).

Borough (Pennsylvania)

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Ambridge is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ambridge is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Company town

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Incorporated in 1905 as a company town by the American Bridge Company, Ambridge is located 16 miles (25 km) northwest of Pittsburgh, along the Ohio River.

Pittsburgh

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Incorporated in 1905 as a company town by the American Bridge Company, Ambridge is located 16 miles (25 km) northwest of Pittsburgh, along the Ohio River.

Legionville

The town is near the location of Legionville, the training camp for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne's Legion of the United States.

Anthony Wayne

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The town is near the location of Legionville, the training camp for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne's Legion of the United States.

Legion of the United States

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The town is near the location of Legionville, the training camp for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne's Legion of the United States.

Recruit training

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Wayne's was the first attempt to provide basic training for regular U.S. Army recruits and Legionville was the first facility established expressly for this purpose.