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Historical Highlight

 In celebration of the recent 255th anniversary of Amherst, peak into the past, with a look at the Amherst New Hampshire Bicentennial Program June 25-26, 1960. The Bicentennial program commemorated the historical houses of Amherst and provided a full itinerary for each day of the celebration. According to the itinerary there were a number of things for the residents of Amherst to attend, ranging from parades and concerts to speeches and tours. If you could have been present at the bicentennial what events would you have attended?