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The William Jenkins House was built 10 years before the Revolution by William's grandfather, Samuel Jenkins.  It was a stop on the "Underground Railroad."
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Thanksgiving became a national holiday in 1863.  Andover followed the New England tradition.  A description can be found in the Andover Townsman's article, "Enjoying a slice of Thanksgiving's past in Andover," published on November 27, 2014 (p. 10).
  
**The house is located at 8 Douglass Street (formerly Jenkins Road).
 
**"The William Jenkins House,"  [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=title&tp=title&t=townswoman%27s%20andover&ft=&l=1&d=0&f= ''The Townswoman's Andover''] by Bessie Goldsmith (974.45 Gol), p. 20.
 
**"Andover’s Home was but one Stop on the Underground Railroad," Andover Townsman 10/26/2000 (This article is found in the Andover Vertical File under Underground Railroad).
 
**[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=keyword&tp=keyword&t=andover%20symbol%20of%20new%20england%20fuess&ft=&l=1&d=0&f=&av= “Andover: Symbol of New England”] by Claude Fuess, (974.45 Fuess), p. 314.
 
**"Jenkins House Station for Escaping Slaves," Andover Townsman, March 22, 1956 (This Article can be found in the Jenkins Family File).
 
  
[[Image:William_Jenkins_House.jpg|thumb|...''The William Jenkins House''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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The Feaster Five Road Race became a Thanksgiving day tradition beginning in 1988. Approximately 400 runners participated that year. Now, more than 10,000 runners begin Thanksgiving Day with the race.
[[Image:William_Jenkins_House_Narrative,_Part_1.jpg|thumb|...''The William Jenkins House Narrative, Part 1''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:William_Jenkins_House_Narrative,_Part_2.jpg|thumb|...''The William Jenkins House Narrative, Part 2''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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*"Enjoying a slice of Thanksgiving's past in Andover," ''Andover Townsman'', November 27, 2014, p. 10.
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Latest revision as of 11:46, 12 December 2014

Thanksgiving became a national holiday in 1863. Andover followed the New England tradition. A description can be found in the Andover Townsman's article, "Enjoying a slice of Thanksgiving's past in Andover," published on November 27, 2014 (p. 10).


The Feaster Five Road Race became a Thanksgiving day tradition beginning in 1988. Approximately 400 runners participated that year. Now, more than 10,000 runners begin Thanksgiving Day with the race.


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  • "Enjoying a slice of Thanksgiving's past in Andover," Andover Townsman, November 27, 2014, p. 10.


--Kim 10:46, December 12, 2014 (EST)

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