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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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This structure was built on the site where Noah Webster's house was located during the time he spent in Amherst writing his dictionary (1812-1822). It was built as the Hygeian Hotel. This statement was printed in the Springfield Republican edition of…

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The Amherst House Block stood at the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets. The Amherst House Hotel was in operation on the upper levels and a number of businesses were located on the street level. Note the Jones Library signs on the second…

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View looking west on Main Street and showing a section of Merchants' Row and the second incarnation of the Amherst House. Businesses shown in the Amherst House block include E. R. Clark, Deuel's Drug Store, a clothes shop, and Amherst E-O Store.…

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View looking west on Main Street and showing a section of Merchants' Row and the second incarnation of the Amherst House. Businesses visible in the Amherst House block include Harry H. Clark, Deuel's Drug Store, and Campion & Fish.

The first…

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This large hotel once stood on the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets and is shown here with both horse carts and automobiles parked in front.

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View of the American House Hotel and business blocks in Phoenix Row on Main Street.

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View north on South Pleasant Street with Merchants' Row on the left and horses with wagons tied up along the road.

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View south on South Pleasant Street with Merchants' Row on the right.

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Dickinson Block on the southeast corner of North Pleasant Street in the area where Antonio's Pizza is now located. Businesses visible, from right to left, are: C. H. Sanderson & Co, clothiers, The Grange Store, S. A. Phillips, a meat market, and a…

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This storefront showcases the business of Cady R. Elder, who was a dealer in kitchen furnishings (note the Crawford Ranges sign) and other items, like the lawnmowers shown in this image. The shop was located in Hunt's Block. Elder purchased Hunt's…

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View of Chase's Block on the corner of Amity and North Pleasant Streets. The view includes a parked wagon with a picnic basket beside it, and a baby carriage on the porch in front of the tailoring shop of Henry O. Pease. Other shops in the building…

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Main Street businesses from Cook's Block east to the Lincoln Building. Visible businesses include W. F. Aubuchon Co., Town House Restaurant, Douglass-Marsh Furniture, The Gift Nook, and Bosco Cleaners. The two businesses on the left side of the…

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View of Phoenix Row after renovations to Cook's Block required by the fire of April 4, 1881. Business signs visible include Henry Adams, Drugs and Medicines, and fire and life insurance agency. Pedestrians are visible on the sidewalk and a horse and…

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View of Phoenix Row before the fire of April 4, 1881 in Cook's Block. Visible business signs include Deuel and M. N. Spear, There is a sign saying "Phenix Hall" on the side of Cook's Block, some pedestrians on the sidewalk, and a couple of horses…
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