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

Andover, geographically one of many biggest townships within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has a protracted and illustrious heritage. based greater than 350 years in the past, Andover has performed a component in numerous serious occasions in American historical past, together with the French and Indian wars, the witchcraft hysteria of the 1690s, the yank Revolution, the abolitionist flow, the Civil struggle, and the commercial Revolution. it's the birthplace of the music "America," written by means of Samuel Francis Smith. it's been the house of such notables as Anne Bradstreet, the 1st poet within the New global; Salem negative, former slave and hero of the conflict of Bunker Hill; Samuel Osgood, the 1st postmaster normal of the us; 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 crew in the USA. Pres. Franklin Pierce referred to as Andover his summer season domestic, and numerous leaders of commercial and executive resided in Andover whereas scholars at Phillips Andover Academy, essentially the most prestigious deepest academies within the country.

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