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This is Fort Juniper, the home of poet Robert Francis in Amherst, Massachusetts. In the summer of 1940 Robert Francis bought 1/2 acre of land on which to build a house. The entire cost of his 20 foot by 22 foot house was $1500. He called his home…

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The large building next to Louis Foods was the Elm Tree Inn. It was purchased by Everett Roberts in 1948 from the owner, Louis Pappas. It was subsequently moved back and to the right and remodeled to form the Roberts Block.

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Louis Foods grocery store and the Roberts Block after the moving and remodelling of Elm Tree Inn. Louis Foods stood about where the CVS store was constructed in 1997. The Elm Tree Inn building is still visible as part of the reconstructed Roberts…
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