Amherst (Images of America) by Donna M. DeBlasio,Martha I. Pallante

American History

By Donna M. DeBlasio,Martha I. Pallante

validated in 1811, Amherst has been actively engaged within the quarrying of top of the range sandstone considering the fact that prior to the yank Civil struggle. the goods of the town's quarries have graced constructions and different constructions within the usa and worldwide. The promise of labor on the quarries drew capability staff from the encompassing nation-state, in addition to from around the ocean, giving the community's inhabitants its varied personality. This photographic heritage provides the original and interesting tale of Amherst, the self-described "Sandstone heart of the World."

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