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Historical Highlight

History is coming alive again at the Amherst Town Library this summer! Each week a historical document from the Library’s Local History Collection will be featured on this blog as a “Historical Highlight”. This week peek into the past with a look at Amherst a Commemorative History. Published in May 1960 for Amherst’s Bicentennial celebration, this booklet provides a brief overview of the town’s history. In a short 37 pages, Amherst’s History from it’s founding in 1760 to Amherst’s “Years of Mobility 1918-1960” is chronicled to provide each reader with an interesting and informational history of our town. How many pieces of Amherst’s history included in the booklet do you know?