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East end of Phoenix Row on Main Street in Amherst showing the building which housed the studio of John L. Lovell on the right. There is a horse and wagon in the street and a clock outside one of the shops.

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This business block is called Palmer Block and is where Emily Dickinson's father and brother operated their law firm. Written on verso: "C.J.W. from Mother Dec. 25, 1875."

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Early view of Phoenix Row business blocks. Written on verso: "Before 1873-no gaslights; shows Charles Deuel store, Deuel's store in Amherst House Block by 1886 according to town directory."

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View of upper Phoenix Row on Main Street in Amherst with awnings on some of the store fronts. Written on verso: "I work right where I made the two marks; gas lamps put in 1873, out by 1894."

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View up Main Street when it was a dirt road. The Amherst House hotel is visible in the background.

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

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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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Merchants' Row (also known as Commercial Row) viewed from the grassy Town Common with the first Amherst House on the right.

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

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View looking south on South Pleasant Street with Merchants' Row on the right. Written on verso:" B. H. Williams occupied marked building as tailor's store; I marked just above where our old sign is in picture; the fire started from the store on the…

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View looking east down Main Street with Phoenix Row on the left and horses and wagons parked along the road. This photograph was taken before 1868 when Palmer Block was built.

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View north across the Town Common with College Street (dirt) in the foreground and Phoenix Row in the background. Boltwood Avenue is visible on the right.

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View of the second incarnation of the Amherst House, a large hotel and business block. The first Amherst House was destroyed by fire on July 4, 1879. A horse and carriage are parked on the street.

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View of the second incarnation of the Amherst House, a large hotel and business block. The first Amherst House was destroyed by fire on July 4, 1879. Horses and carriages are parked on the street and people are loitering near the building.

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View of the second incarnation of the Amherst House, a large hotel and business block. The first Amherst House was destroyed by fire on July 4, 1879. Horses and carriages are parked on the street. Businesses visible are O. G. Couch, Deuel, and…
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