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By Andrew Grilz,Andover Historical Society,Foreword by Norma Gammon,Norma Gammon

ISBN-10: 0738562149

ISBN-13: 9780738562148

ISBN-10: 1531640362

ISBN-13: 9781531640361

Andover, geographically one of many greatest townships within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has a protracted and illustrious heritage. based greater than 350 years in the past, Andover has performed an element in numerous serious occasions in American historical past, together with the French and Indian wars, the witchcraft hysteria of the 1690s, the yankee Revolution, the abolitionist move, the Civil battle, and the commercial Revolution. it's the birthplace of the track "America," written through Samuel Francis Smith. it's been the house of such notables as Anne Bradstreet, the 1st poet within the New international; Salem bad, former slave and hero of the conflict of Bunker Hill; Samuel Osgood, the 1st postmaster normal of the USA; and Harriet Beecher Stowe, writer of Uncle Tom's Cabin. it really is domestic to the Andover Village development Society, the second-oldest land conservation team in the US. Pres. Franklin Pierce known as Andover his summer time domestic, and numerous leaders of industrial and govt resided in Andover whereas scholars at Phillips Andover Academy, some of the most prestigious deepest academies within the country.

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