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 biggest townships within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has an extended and illustrious heritage. based greater than 350 years in the past, Andover has performed an element in different severe 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 warfare, and the economic Revolution. it's the birthplace of the tune "America," written via Samuel Francis Smith. it's been the house of such notables as Anne Bradstreet, the 1st poet within the New global; Salem terrible, former slave and hero of the conflict of Bunker Hill; Samuel Osgood, the 1st postmaster normal of the U.S.; and Harriet Beecher Stowe, writer of Uncle Tom's Cabin. it's domestic to the Andover Village development Society, the second-oldest land conservation workforce in the USA. Pres. Franklin Pierce known as Andover his summer time domestic, and numerous leaders of industrial and executive resided in Andover whereas scholars at Phillips Andover Academy, probably the most prestigious inner most academies within the country.

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