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View showing Candida Musante beside the stand that became an Amherst institution. She and her husband (known as "Peanut John") ran a little shop out of Cutler's Block on South Pleasant Street. The Musantes emigrated from Italy, arriving in Amherst in…

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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 of Phoenix Row as seen from the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets. Cook's Block, the brick building on the left, was built about 1840. The upper floors were partially rebuilt after a fire in 1881. Other business blocks (from left to…

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View of the east end of Phoenix Row on Main Street. The new Lincoln Block is in the foreground.

The Amherst Journal of 6/16/1950 states, "Built by the Allen Brothers of Amherst in 1909 and 1910, the structure was designed by James H. Ritchie of…

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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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View of Phoenix Row seen from the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets. Cook's Block, the brick building on the left, was built about 1840. The upper floors were partially rebuilt after a fire in 1881. Other business blocks (from left to right)…

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View looking north on South Pleasant Street. Merchants' Row is on the left, Town Common is on the right, and horses with carriages are parked near the shops. The flag pole can be seen at the edge of the Town Common and a trolley car can be seen in…

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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 interior of Deuel's Drug Store showing the soda fountain and two employees. This image is part of an advertisement which states: "Guests of Amherst House are referred to Deuel's Drug Store, Amherst House block. Toilet articles of all…

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This storefront view is part of an advertisement and showcases two different businesses on North Pleasant Street, Julius H. Trott, plumbing, and John Gordon, bicycle repair.

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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 looking north on North Pleasant Street showing business blocks, horses pulling wagons, and with elm trees lining the street.

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View looking south down South Pleasant Street showing the business blocks of Merchants' Row and horses hitched to wagons parked on the street. The second Amherst House is in the foreground.

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View of the block which stood on the site where Town Hall now stands. It burned to the ground during the Blizzard of 1888. It was often referred to as the "Opera House" due to the large hall on the third floor which was the venue for concerts and…

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View of the block which stood on the site where Town Hall now stands. It burned to the ground during the Blizzard of 1888. It was often referred to as the "Opera House" due to the large hall on the third floor which was the venue for concerts and…
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