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Account Book Warner Simeon Clark 1757 600 dpi.jpg
Section from the account book of David Warner, a local blacksmith, showing work he completed for Simeon Clark. Some of the jobs listed: fixing the rim on a dishkettle, fixing grips for a harrow, mending chain, and mill work in a saw mill. The account…

AC_chi-psi1.jpg
View of the Amherst College Chi Psi lodge on Northampton Road, built by the fraternity in 1885.

spc_second_congregational_church_1908.jpg
View of East Street showing the Second Congregational Church and parsonage, houses along the street, and a partial view of the common.

This church building is now the home of the Jewish Community of Amherst.

map_north_amherst_and_cushman_1873.jpg
View of a section of the Beers' 1873 Hampshire County atlas showing North Amherst, including the Cushman area. Includes residences and landownership, businesses, cemeteries, schools, and railroads.

map_south_amherst_common_1873.jpg
View of a section of the Beers' 1873 Hampshire County atlas showing the common at South Amherst with property ownership marked.

spc_second_cong_jl116.jpg
View of East Street showing the Second Congregational Church and parsonage, and the elaborate fountain on the common.

This church building is now the home of the Jewish Community of Amherst.

south_amherst_common_postcard_1915.jpg
View ofa hay wagon stopped at the South Amherst Town Common. In her Reminiscences of South Amherst Clara Dwight describes this image as "Hay wagon at watering trough, preparatory to driving on to the Fairbanks scales to be weighed."

Map_1873_Amherst_Center.jpg
View of a section of the Beers' 1873 Hampshire County atlas showing Amherst town center area, including residences and landownership, businesses, cemeteries, schools, and railroads.

map_south_amherst_all_1873.jpg
View of a section of the Beers' 1873 Hampshire County atlas showing South Amherst area, including residences and landownership, businesses, cemeteries, schools, and railroads.

map_east_village_1873.jpg
View of a section of the Beers' 1873 Hampshire County atlas showing Amherst's East Village including residences and landownership, businesses, cemeteries, schools, and railroads.

spc-puffers_pond_c1914.jpg
View of a young boy fishing at Puffers Pond in Cushman.

Birdseye_Amherst_1886.jpg
Panoramic lithograph of Amherst. Perspective map not drawn to scale.

Amh_Jeff_17590305.pdf
Letter from Jeffery Amherst to Lt. Col. John Bradstreet regarding construction of boats, hire and pay of laborers, and finance for military campaign, March 5, 1759. Several months later Amherst successfully captured Fort Ticonderoga on the Hudson…

Map_NewEngland_1676.jpg
This beautifully engraved and colored map represents an English version of the Jansson-Visscher series of maps of northeastern North America. Since it was published shortly after the expulsion of the Dutch from New York, the map displays geographical…

Map_HampCounty_1856.jpg
Map of the county of Hampshire, Massachusetts, based upon the trigonometrical survey of the state, the details from actual surveys under the direction of Henry F. Walling
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