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  • Tags: 1910s

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.

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."

View of a young boy fishing at Mill Pond in Cushman. The pond was at the corner of State Street and East Leverett Road and was the water source for the mills downstream, including the Roberts mill.

View of several barns located in a field planted with rows of corn on the Massachusetts Agricultural College campus.

Old station on North Pleasant Street at Massachusetts Agricultural College where passengers could wait for the trolley during inclement weather.

View of a trolley car running through the pass at the Notch in South Amherst.

View of the east end of Phoenix Row on Main Street. The new Lincoln Block is in the foreground.

The Amherst Journal of 6/16/1950 states, "Built by the Allen Brothers of Amherst in 1909 and 1910, the structure was designed by James H. Ritchie of…

View looking north from the junction of Amity and North Pleasant Streets. Horses and carts are parked in front of businesses and the streets are unpaved.

View of Phoenix Row seen from the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets. Cook's Block, the brick building on the left, was built about 1840. The upper floors were partially rebuilt after a fire in 1881. Other business blocks (from left to right)…

View showing Cook Fountain with water flowing. The surrounding area needs some attention.


View of the Unitarian Universalist Society building on North Pleasant Street with a partial view of the house next door. The church was built in 1893.

View showing Cook Fountain with water flowing. The surrounding walkways need sweeping.


This large hotel once stood on the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets and is shown here with both horse carts and automobiles parked in front.

View of the back of Pine Street showing homes along the street. Taken from the third floor balcony of the Home For Aged Women on North Pleasant Street where the photographer, Edgar Scott, lived in his later years.

Depicted from left:
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View of the center of North Amherst village on North Pleasant Street, which is unpaved.
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