House and barn on Spring Farm in Amherst

Image

lov0048.jpg

Title

House and barn on Spring Farm in Amherst

Subject

Amherst (Mass.)

Description

Farm house and barns belonging to Spring Farm, located about three miles from the Amherst House and 1 1/2 miles from the Notch on South Pleasant Street (possibly #466). The brochure states: "The farm comprises 122 acres, a continuous stretch of fertile land, purchased by Mr. Whitaker five years ago...The stock includes from 100 to 110 head of horned cattle, a fine herd of Holsteins...devoted entirely to dairy and stock raising...located on the north side of the farm is a mineral spring, from which the farm takes its name."

Creator

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903

Source

Amherst the village beautiful, cultured and literary/Amherst House hotel par excellence [brochure]. Springfield, Mass. : John C. Otto, printer, n.d.

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1900

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the John Lovell Photograph Collection. Jones Library Special Collections

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Identifier

LOV0048

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3.9 x 5.3

Condition

good

Citation

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903, “House and barn on Spring Farm in Amherst,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/137.