All Tours: 3

Civil War

8 Locations ~ Curated by UMass Public History Program
The Civil War Amherst Walking Tour highlights several sites in the town that reveal what daily life was like in Amherst during the Civil War. The map on the homepage provides an overview of the route and a portal to access the content associated with…

Amherst Writers Walk

12 Locations ~ Curated by UMass Public History Program and presented by the Amherst Historical Commission
Welcome to the Amherst Writers Walk. This tour explores the residences of several famous authors who have called Amherst home at one point or another during their career. Although Emily Dickinson may be Amherst's most famous author, this tour…

Black Neighborhoods in Amherst Center

10 Locations ~ Curated by Amherst Historical Society
A digital guide of some of the historic landmarks, houses and neighborhoods associated with Black families, individuals and events important to Amherst's history. Information on the West Side District of Snell and Hazel Streets can be found on…