By Donna M. DeBlasio,Martha I. Pallante

validated in 1811, Amherst has been actively engaged within the quarrying of high quality sandstone given that earlier than the yankee Civil warfare. the goods of the town's quarries have graced structures and different constructions within the usa and around the globe. The promise of labor on the quarries drew strength staff from the encircling geographical region, in addition to from around the ocean, giving the community's inhabitants its diversified personality. This photographic heritage provides the original and engaging tale of Amherst, the self-described "Sandstone heart of the World."

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