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By Diane Andrasik

at the shorelines of Lake Erie, the town of Dunkirk rose right into a advertisement fishing heart, lake port, and winning commercial urban. The lake supplied a useful traditional source and allowed the coastal group to flourish. The encouraged management of person citizens, coupled with the arriving of waves of hardworking immigrants, contributed to Dunkirk�s position within the business circulate of the early 1800s to the mid-1900s. because it grew, the neighborhood of Dunkirk hosted steamships in its harbor in 1810, greeted the coming of the 1st educate to attach the Atlantic and the nice Lakes in 1851, and produced substantial steam locomotives for over part a century.

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