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Indian Ridge was formed when an ice glacier melted forming a ridge.  This 23 acre tract of land covers the area between Red Spring and West Andover Road where Reservation Road is now. It had been thought to be an Native American burial ground, because of the artifacts found here.  It was later determined that the melting ice deposited the itemsAlso, Native Americans used the ridge as a pathway.
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West Parish is a United Church of Christ church.  It served as the town's meetinghouse in the 1800sRev. Esther Rendon-Thompson was hired in 2002. Rev. Thomas McMillan became the senior minister in 2004.
 
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At the end of the 19th century the ridge was a popular recreation area. When a sawmill sought to purchase the land, the townspeople launched a public subscription campaign to raise the purchase price of $4000. The Abbot family dropped the price to $3500, the sum that had been raised and the land was purchased on December 16, 1897.
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*[http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=11389I5VR6171.20174&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=33&source=%7E%21horizon&index=.ET&term=townswoman%27s+andover&aspect=subtab783&x=2&y=8#focus ''The Townswoman's Andover''] by Bessie Goldsmith (974.45 Gol), page 13 to page 16.
 
* [http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=116629T45703T.5965&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=&index=.AW&term=indian+ridge+scrapbook&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus ''Indian Ridge Scrapbook''] by Alice Buck (Andover Room 974.45 Ind)
 
  
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*[http://www.westparishchurch.org West Parish Church of Andover]
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*"A new style comes to this Andover pulpit," ''Andover Townsman'', April 11, 2002.
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*"Full circle for church tree: After 2-year journey, West Parish gets it back, as a new table," ''Andover Townsman'', June 26, 2003, p. 9.
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*"From law to leader: Lawyer new pastor for West Parish," ''Andover Townsman'', September 23, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Aspiring to a clear signal: T-Mobile subsidiary gets approval to go to church -- the steeple of West Parish Church," ''Andover Townsman'', November 10, 2005.
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*"Historic Andover church steeple to house 3 cell phone antennas," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 21, 2005, p. 1.
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*"Reflective refuge turns 100: quietly, the chapel at West parish is now a centurion," ''Andover Townsman'', April 16, 2009, p. 1.
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*"West Parish ordains Marie Lucca as youth, family pastor," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 21, 2009, p. 6.
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For a complete list of Andover Churches see [http://www.mhl.org/andover/churches.htm Houses of Worship in Andover]
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:54, 26 March 2015

West Parish is a United Church of Christ church. It served as the town's meetinghouse in the 1800s. Rev. Esther Rendon-Thompson was hired in 2002. Rev. Thomas McMillan became the senior minister in 2004.

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  • "A new style comes to this Andover pulpit," Andover Townsman, April 11, 2002.
  • "Full circle for church tree: After 2-year journey, West Parish gets it back, as a new table," Andover Townsman, June 26, 2003, p. 9.
  • "From law to leader: Lawyer new pastor for West Parish," Andover Townsman, September 23, 2004, p. 1.
  • "Aspiring to a clear signal: T-Mobile subsidiary gets approval to go to church -- the steeple of West Parish Church," Andover Townsman, November 10, 2005.
  • "Historic Andover church steeple to house 3 cell phone antennas," Eagle Tribune, November 21, 2005, p. 1.
  • "Reflective refuge turns 100: quietly, the chapel at West parish is now a centurion," Andover Townsman, April 16, 2009, p. 1.
  • "West Parish ordains Marie Lucca as youth, family pastor," Eagle Tribune, November 21, 2009, p. 6.


For a complete list of Andover Churches see Houses of Worship in Andover



--Kim 13:34, July 5, 2013 (EDT)
--Eleanor (talk) 13:54, 26 March 2015 (EDT)


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