New PDF release: Amherst (Images of America)

By Donna M. DeBlasio,Martha I. Pallante

proven in 1811, Amherst has been actively engaged within the quarrying of top quality sandstone due to the fact that ahead of the yank Civil conflict. the goods of the town's quarries have graced structures and different buildings within the usa and worldwide. The promise of labor on the quarries drew strength staff from the encircling nation-state, in addition to from around the ocean, giving the community's inhabitants its various personality. This photographic historical past offers the original and engaging tale of Amherst, the self-described "Sandstone heart of the World."

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