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  • Tags: Amherst Center

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A view of the Town Common and Boltwood Avenue before Grace Episcopal Church was built and showing Amherst Academy in the background.

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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower looking toward the center of town and Amity Street. The statue Sabrina in the garden is just visible at the bottom of the photograph.

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Photograph of two women looking at vegetables at the Amherst Common Market (now known as the Farmers' Market) in Amherst, Massachusetts

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Article from the Springfield Republican describing the houses that once stood around the Town Common and at other areas near the center of Amherst.

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Colorful view of the Central Fire Station in downtown Amherst with fire engines and ambulances parked outside. CVS is on the right.

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This is the area behind the commercial blocks on the north side of upper Main Street in Amherst where Bueno Y Sano is now located. The College Candy Kitchen was located in the Nash Block before the fire in February of 1928 destroyed the building. The…

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Flamingo decorations outside the building which housed Faces of Earth for about 20 years. The building is behind the Mobil station on North Pleasant Street and had previously housed a candlepin bowling alley. Faces had removed from the site by…

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Tent on the Town Common where the Amherst League of Women Voters held their annual book sale in 1984.

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Plumbley's Restaurant, illuminated at night, from across and down Main Street.

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View up Main Street toward Town Hall and the central business district at night.

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Lengthy article describing Noah Webster's life in Amherst including a description of his property and house, what he grew in his garden, the process he used to write his famous dictionary, what Amherst and the Town Common looked like at the time, and…

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Looking north on North Pleasant Street with a view of CVS, Roberts Block and St. Brigid's Catholic Church.

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This is the old fire station which stood on North Pleasant Street during its deconstruction. It was built in 1860 and razed in 1930. The gambrel roof of the new Jones Library building is visible in the background.

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Jumble of posters and various hand made advertisements taped to a wall in the center of Amherst.

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View of the small flower shop run by William Roberts and Cora Farmer located just north of Cowles Lane. This house was incorporated into the business block that exists now and became Knowles Flower Shop.
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