History

  • In the 1820’s and 1830’s, immigrants trickled into the area and started to carve farms out of the wilderness in the area we now know as East Amherst.  When the Germans began to clear land for farming, the French settlers migrated further west where the hunting and trapping would be more plentiful. In the 1830’s, a more info

  • Hundreds of photos from the dedication Mass and reception are posted here: http://stmaryswormville.shutterfly.com/ Thank you to Harry Scull Jr. for these beautiful images.  You can view and order copies if you are interested. Click here to view these pictures larger