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  • Tags: Business Industry and Transportation

Account book kept by unknown person recording transportation of goods such as salt, molasses, and rum, up and down the Connecticut River during the years 1753 through 1756.

George Cutler & Co. account book page showing purchases by Edward Dickinson and William Austin Dickinson.

This structure was built on the site where Noah Webster's house was located during the time he spent in Amherst writing his dictionary (1812-1822). It was built as the Hygeian Hotel, which became the American House Hotel in 1855. After 1868, it…

24-page brochure describing the landscape of Amherst, highlights of Amherst College, changes to Kellogg Block, and businesses in the town center. Good description of the merchandise sold in each business. Businesses described include: Saxton, Samuel…

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Main Street businesses from Cook's Block east to the Lincoln Building. Visible businesses include W. F. Aubuchon Co., Town House Restaurant, Douglass-Marsh Furniture, The Gift Nook, and Bosco Cleaners. The two businesses on the left side of the…

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Main Street is torn up as men lay track for the Amherst and Sunderland Street Railroad.

John and Martha Germain standing in front of their store in Cushman (now the Cushman Market and Cafe). The Germains owned the store from 1919 to 1930.

Small flower shop run by William Roberts and Cora Farmer located just north of Cowles Lane. This house was incorporated into the business block that exists now and became Knowles Flower Shop.

Still standing on the corner of Amity and North Prospect Streets, the Prospect House is hardly recognizable. At a later date, more stories were added and it was covered with stucco. It has also been known as Drake's Hotel, The Village Inn, and The…

Flamingo decorations outside the building which housed Faces of Earth for about 20 years. The building is behind the Mobil station on North Pleasant Street and had previously housed a candlepin bowling alley. Faces had removed from the site by…

Business sign in front of Cowls Building Supply in North Amherst.

View of the railroad crossing in Cushman with the Cushman Market in the background.

Business sign in front of Watroba's Market in North Amherst.

Sign on the peak of the building housing the Harp Irish Pub in North Amherst.

Front view of the colorful Cushman Market and Cafe in North Amherst.
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