This is Fort Juniper, the home of poet Robert Francis in Amherst, Massachusetts. In the summer of 1940 Robert Francis bought 1/2 acre of land on which to build a house. The entire cost of his 20 foot by 22 foot house was $1500. He called his home Fort Juniper in honor of the infallibility of the common pasture juniper.
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Folder: Francis, Robert -- Photographs
“Fort Juniper,” Digital Amherst, accessed August 14, 2018, http://digitalamherst.org/items/show/745.