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Because many in the community were dedicated to the anti-slavery movement the Underground Railroad had several stops in the homes of Andover. <br><br>
* MHL Information Notebook - Plantings
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Andover Homes:
* Andover File - MHL - Landscaping
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*William Jenkins – 8 Douglass St (formerly Jenkins Road)
[[Image:Plantings front of library.jpg|thumb||left| Plantings Front of the Library Note: The Yellowwood Tree that is designated on this diagram (to the right side of the front door) was cut down in November 2001.]]
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**"The William Jenkins House,"  [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), p. 20
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**"Andover’s Home was but one Stop on the Undergroud Railroad," Andover Townsman 10/26/2000 (This article is found in the Andover Vertical File under Underground Railroad)
[[Image:Phyllis Bingham Garden side entrance.jpg|thumb||left| Phyllis Bingham Garden Diagram]]
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**[http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1169P2029LD12.6746&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=&index=.AW&term=andover+symbol+of+new+england&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus “Andover:Symbol of New England”] by Claude Fuess, (974.45 Fuess), p. 314
[[Image:Phyllis Bingham Garden daylilies.jpg|thumb||left| Phyllis Bingham Garden Diagram of Daylilies]]
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**"Jenkins House Station for Escaping Slaves," Andvoer Townsman, March 22, 1956 (This Article can be found in the Jenkins Family File
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*Holt Cogswell House – 373 South Main St.
The Main Street entrance to the building was re-landscaped in October 2011.
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*Mark Newman House – 210 Main St. on the Phillips Academy Campus
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*Stowe House – 80 Bartlett St.
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*William Poor and Sons Wagon Factory - 66 Poor St. 
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**William Poor and his sons built carriages with false bottoms for transporting slaves to freedom.
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*Free Christian Church – 31 Elm St.  
  
  
[[Image:Pg1.jpg|thumb||left| Memorial Hall Library Landscaping Plan March 2011 page 1]]
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[[Image:Pg2.jpg|thumb||left| Memorial Hall Library Landscaping Plan March 2011 page 2]]
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Andover Verticle File -  Underground Railroad contains many newspaper articles and other materials written about the role of Andover in rescuing slaves in the 1800s.
[[Image:PG3.jpg|thumb||left| Memorial Hall Library Landscaping Plan March 2011 page 3]]
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*[http://www.nps.gov/archive/sama/indepth/pdfs/ugrr4.pdf Abolitionists and the Underground Railroad in the Essex Natural Heritage Area,] ,published by the National Parks Service
 
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*"Anti-Slavery Movement and the Underground Railroad in Andover & Greater Lawrence, Massachusetts"
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*"Antislavery Movement was Active in Andover," Andover Townsman, June 20, 1996, p.20
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*[http://mysite.verizon.net/vze2t6hv/SMI-Files/SMI-Slavery.htm Slavery/Abolitionist Movement/Underground Railroad] by the Andover Historical Society
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*[http://catalog.mvlc.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1CT0515351453.79805&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=&index=.AW&term=west+of+Shawsheen&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus West of Shawsheen] by Eleanor Campbell, Andover Room 974.45 Cam, Chapter III "A Time of Sorrow", pages 21 to 31 
  
 
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 16:06, January 16, 2008 (EST)
  
--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 15:57, January 11, 2008 (EST)
 
 
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Revision as of 10:26, 17 January 2008

Because many in the community were dedicated to the anti-slavery movement the Underground Railroad had several stops in the homes of Andover.

Andover Homes:

  • William Jenkins – 8 Douglass St (formerly Jenkins Road)
    • "The William Jenkins House," The Townswoman's Andover by Bessie Goldsmith (974.45 Gol), p. 20
    • "Andover’s Home was but one Stop on the Undergroud Railroad," Andover Townsman 10/26/2000 (This article is found in the Andover Vertical File under Underground Railroad)
    • “Andover:Symbol of New England” by Claude Fuess, (974.45 Fuess), p. 314
    • "Jenkins House Station for Escaping Slaves," Andvoer Townsman, March 22, 1956 (This Article can be found in the Jenkins Family File
  • Holt Cogswell House – 373 South Main St.
  • Mark Newman House – 210 Main St. on the Phillips Academy Campus
  • Stowe House – 80 Bartlett St.
  • William Poor and Sons Wagon Factory - 66 Poor St.
    • William Poor and his sons built carriages with false bottoms for transporting slaves to freedom.
  • Free Christian Church – 31 Elm St.



Andover Verticle File - Underground Railroad contains many newspaper articles and other materials written about the role of Andover in rescuing slaves in the 1800s.


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--Eleanor 16:06, January 16, 2008 (EST)

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