Amherst's first post office, old Kellogg house on North East Street

Image

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Title

Amherst's first post office, old Kellogg house on North East Street

Subject

Field, Eugene, 1850-1895
Postal service
Kellogg family
Field family
Amherst, Mass. -- Historic buildings and sites
Amherst (Mass.)

Description

Photograph and newspaper article detailing the history of the old Kellogg house on North East Street, the house that became the first long term post office in Amherst. The story includes interesting tidbits including a description of the murals that had been painted on the walls of the house by Eugene Field's grandmother, Esther Smith Kellogg, biographical information about the Field and Kellogg families, and architectural details about the house itself.

Source

Springfield Union, April 21, 1907

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

1907

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.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Identifier

Folder: Kellogg, Daniel--House

Original Format

Newspaper clipping

Citation

“Amherst's first post office, old Kellogg house on North East Street,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 12, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/950.