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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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Aerial view of the west side of North Pleasant Street south to Amity Street. The building which was the Elm Tree Inn, and which housed the Amherst Tavern, was the first house at the center of the photograph. The top of the Amherst House is visible in…

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View south from Mount Pleasant with the gambrel-roofed Davenport Inn (renamed the Mount Pleasant Inn in 1936) and North Pleasant Street on the right. Looking down a gently rolling hill dotted with shrubs and small trees.

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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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View of the Amherst House which was located on the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets. This is the second incarnation of the hotel and is shown here with people posing in front and the stagecoach parked on the side of the building. D. H.…

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View of the guest registration office at the Amherst House with a large desk, chairs, wall hangings, etc.

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This is the elegantly appointed main parlor at the Amherst House. The brochure states: "On the second floor front is the large main parlor with French windows opening upon the veranda on the front and side. It is extremely pleasant and inviting, with…

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View of the dining room at the Amherst House filled with tables and chairs. The brochure states: "The main dining room and the culinary department occupy the main portion of the second floor. The dining room is very pleasantly situated, finely…

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View of a piano in an elegantly appointed reception room at the Amherst House.

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One of the private chambers at the Amherst House. The brochure states: "The chambers throughout the hotel are all outside rooms, comprising high studded, well lighted and airy sleeping apartments arranged single or en suite, finely furnished and…

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Game room at the Amherst House showcasing several pool tables.

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View looking west down Amity Street from the center of town. On the left is a corner of the Amherst House, Paige's Livery, and the Amity Street School. First building on the right is Gunn's Hotel. There is a flyer on the first tree on the right.

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View looking west down Amity Street from the center of town. On the left is a corner of the Amherst House, Paige's Livery, and the Amity Street School. First building on the right is Gunn's Hotel. There are horses and carriages in the street.

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View looking west toward the Amherst House from the sidewalk in front of Phoenix Row after the Blizzard of 1888. There are people on the sidewalk and snow is piled high. The Amherst House and Merchants' Row are in the background.

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View looking west toward the Amherst House from the middle of Main Street in front of Phoenix Row after the Blizzard of 1888. There are two men shoveling and snow is piled high.
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