Category Archives: All Those Years Ago

ALL THOSE YEARS AGO – A Visit To Amherst’s Past

by Eleonore Hebal This month I decided to focus on the early history of the village of Amherst and Portage County. Using a multitude of books, online archives, and old newspapers, here is a glimpse of Amherst’s beginnings in the nineteenth century. At times, the language and grammar may seem odd, but I have left it...
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All Those Years Ago – January 2018

by Eleonore Hebal Using past issues of the Amherst Advocate, Tomorrow River Times, and Our Community Spirit for research, here’s a look at what was happening in the Amherst area 100, 75, 50, 25, and 10 years ago this month. At times, the language and grammar may seem odd, but we have left it the way...
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