2011 Reconnaissance Level Survey of Historic Resources in the Town of Amherst

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Table of Contents


Historic Overview

Historical Architectural Development

Summary & Recommendations

Existing Conditions


Appendix 1: Annotated List of Potentially Significant Historic Resources

Appendix 2: Annotated List of Potentially Significant Historic Resources - New

Appendix 3: Annotated List of Significantly Altered or Demolished Resources

Appendix 4: Photographic Documentation of Potentially Significant Historic Resources
(due to the size of this appendix, it has been broken into 10 parts for your convenience)

- Part A (pp 1 -15)
- Part B (pp 16-30)
- Part C (pp 31-45)
- Part D (pp 45-60)
- Part E (pp 61-75)
- Part F (pp 76-90)
- Part G (pp 91-105)
- Part H (pp 106-120)
- Part I (pp 121-35)
- Part J (pp 136-150)

Appendix 5: Reports of the Archaeological Survey, Town of Amherst, NY

Appendix 6: Consultant Resume

Appendix 7: Bibliography

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