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Historical Highlight


Sixty-Four years ago Amherst held a two-day historical house tour on June 28th and June 29th. This week, peek into the past, with a look at the brochure that accompanied this event. Open House in Amherst provides a brief description and sketch of 12 individual houses. A brief history of Amherst, the Concord Coach, and the Congregational Church is also included in this brochure. Did you know that President Franklin Pierce married Jane Appleton Pierce in the Hon. Robert Means House?