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Historical Highlight

One hundred and six years ago, the town of Amherst celebrated its 150th anniversary on June 17, 1910. This week, peek into the past, with a look at the book that commemorates the events of this special day in Amherst history. Address and Proceedings Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Town of Amherst, N.H. contains a brief history of Amherst, the invitation, program (which was featured last summer as a historical highlight), speeches that were given and much more. Did you know that on the day of the celebration it was pouring rain in Amherst?