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This structure was built on the site where Noah Webster's house was located during the time he spent in Amherst writing his dictionary (1812-1822). It was built as the Hygeian Hotel. This statement was printed in the Springfield Republican edition of…

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Upper Main Street is torn up as men lay track for the Amherst and Sunderland Street Railroad. Business blocks in Phoenix Row are visible on the right, and the Amherst House is visible in the background.

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Still standing on the corner of Amity and North Prospect Streets, the Prospect House is hardly recognizable. At a later date, more stories were added and it was covered with stucco. It has also been known as Drake's Hotel, The Village Inn, and The…

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Formerly known as the Prospect House, this building is still standing on the corner of Amity and North Prospect Streets. Two stories were added and it was covered with stucco since its previous incarnation. It has also been known as Drake's Hotel,…

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Automobile parked outside the building which was an inn and post office for Massachusetts Agricultural College. It was later known as College Inn.

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Turn of the century view of the center of Amherst looking west toward the Amherst House from the north end of the Town Common.

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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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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 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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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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This house on Mount Pleasant was constructed by William S. Clark about 1870 when he was President of Massachusetts Agricultural College. The Clark family owned the house until about 1889, after which it was used as a hotel called the Mount Pleasant…

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