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February 12, 2018
"The Grand Resort Hotels of the White
Mountains—Architecture, History, and the Preservation Record"
~ Bryant Tolles, Jr.
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Questions on building alterations in the
Historic District? Contact the
Historic District Commission.
The Heritage Commission can assist homeowners with preserving
A Sampling of What We Do
The Historical Society:
Cares for two
Museums - The Wigwam and the Chapel - both
located in pristine Amherst Village.
hundreds of old photographs, which are now accessible through this Web
site on the Digital Images link.
cooperatively with the
Library which contains a wealth of information on our town's past.
wrote Walking Tours of Amherst Village.
This guide book includes 57 buildings and sites organized into four
tours of the Amherst Village Historic District, and it was the recipient
of the N. H. Preservation Alliance's 2011 Preservation Achievement
wrote Amherst, New Hampshire: A Sleeping Town Awakens 1881/1982,
to bring the town's history up to date from Daniel F. Secomb's 1883
record oral and written histories and maintain scrapbooks of town events
and citizen accomplishments. (Click here to see our
oral history tape collection.)
newsletters a year for its membership, keeping them informed on current
happenings and offering research articles of historic interest.
Last modified on: January 13, 2018
Historical Society of Amherst, NH
PO Box 717
Amherst, NH 03031
Logo created by Fran Slattery