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Antique Glass Bottles

Jones Library Woodbury Room 43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA

Did you ever wonder about the stories an antique bottle might tell — how it was made, how it was used, and how it was dug up by collectors? Join collector Jim Thomas as he shows us some bottles from his collection, and tells their stories.

Cambodians of Amherst

100 Cave Hill Rd, Leverett, MA 100 Cave Hill Rd, Leverett, MA

Organizational meeting to plan the upcoming exhibit on the history of the Cambodians in Amherst.

Regicide in the Family

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Local author and writing teacher Sarah Dixwell Brown discusses her research into her ancestor, Robert Dixwell, who fled to Hadley after signing Charles I's death warrant.

The history of the Amherst Record, 1844 – 1984

Jones Library Woodbury Room 43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA

Phyllis Lehrer, who now writes 'The Lehrer Report', will tell her stories of working on the weekly Amherst Record newspaper from 1976 until the paper closed in 1984.

History of the Emily Dickinson Museum

Jones Library Woodbury Room 43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA

The Emily Dickinson home -- 'the Homestead' -- is a museum whose role and vision have changed since its founding in 1965.

Occupying Massachusetts – Layers of History on Indigenous Land

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Occupying Massachusetts: Layers of History on Indigenous Land is an art book that engages with history and memory. Sandra Matthews's subtle photographs of vernacular structures and historic sites offer a uniquely personal meditation on the human occupation of land, with an emphasis on the long presence of Indigenous people, whose lands have been transformed by people coming here from all over the world since the early 1600s.