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Historical Highlight

This week, peek into the past, with a book that once resided in the Amherst Town Library's collection and is now apart of the Library’s Archives. Amherst in the World Wars was published in 1947 to commemorate the war efforts and military services of Amherst residents. Inside, you will find brief histories for both World War One and World War Two, Poems, Amherst’s World War One and World War Two Honor Rolls, and images of Amherst’s soldiers with a brief description about their participation in the World Wars. Did you know that 44 Amherst men fought in World War One?