You may also enjoy these museum quality images of Amherst and other beautiful NH towns on my website: Great photos!! You need JavaScript enabled to view it. I grew up in Amherst, NH and went to school for a couple years at UMass in Amherst, MA (near Mt Holyoke College). They are high, and the school system is not as great as some believe because the standards aren’t high enough. I attended Mount Holyoke for college and spent some hours in the Amherst library, but never really saw the town and these landmarks. Our tour started at the Third County Courthouse — now the town hall — and Old Burying Ground set on the east side of the Common.

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Over 400 Essential Things to See and Do! We’re happy to make her Indexes available on this Web site. Would love to see pics of Halloween festivities. document.getElementById('cloak6b9fdaecf6fef36c5460fe7c5f8ea7c3').innerHTML = ''; The staff working there now let us roam around and look. document.getElementById('cloak10261437b9add785e9f48cca2b6f1664').innerHTML = ''; The town sold the Meetinghouse to the First Congregational Church and Society in 1832, retaining ownership of the clock tower and rights to conduct meetings on site. The Research Center also serves as a study center for artifacts and artwork (by appointment). You need JavaScript enabled to view it. I really enjoyed this lovely piece–and the pictures really bring it alive. It will forever be one on the BEST small New England Towns! Research Center 129 Amherst Street Manchester, NH 03101 (603) 622-7531 This email address is being protected from spambots.

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