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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>
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The following images show areas of Andover as they were in the past and as they are presently.  They were showcased in various issues of the Andover TownsmanAll of the more current pictures (which are the lower photographs in each set) can be credited to photographer Tim Jean.
Andover Homes:
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*William Jenkins – 8 Douglass St (formerly Jenkins Road)
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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)
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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
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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.
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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.  
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[[Image:Andover Steam Laundry.jpg|thumb|...''Andover Steam Laundry''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Gulf Station.jpg|thumb|...''Gulf Station''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Andover National Bank.jpg|thumb|...''Andover National Bank''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Anton's Cleaners.jpg|thumb|...''Anton's Cleaners''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Elm House.jpg|thumb|...''Elm House''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Barcelos_Market.jpg|thumb|...''Barcelos Market''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:MainandPark.jpg|thumb|...''Main and Park Streets''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Shawsheen Motor Mart.jpg|thumb|...''Shawsheen Motor Mart''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Main Street.jpg|thumb|...''Main Street''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Gulf Service Station.jpg|thumb|...''Gulf Service Station''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Hartigan's Drug Store.jpg|thumb|...''Hartigan's Drug Store''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Kaps.jpg|thumb|...''Lawrence Gas and Electric''... click to enlarge|left]]
  
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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.
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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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*"Past and Present", ''Andover Townsman'', July 28, 2005.
*"Anti-Slavery Movement and the Underground Railroad in Andover & Greater Lawrence, Massachusetts"
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*"Past and Present", ''Andover Townsman'', September 8, 2005.
*"Antislavery Movement was Active in Andover," Andover Townsman, June 20, 1996, p.20
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*"Past and Present", ''Andover Townsman'', May 26, 2006.
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*"Past and Present", ''Andover Townsman'', November 2, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Barcelos Market", ''Andover Townsman'', July 27, 2006.
*[http://mysite.verizon.net/vze2t6hv/SMI-Files/SMI-Slavery.htm Slavery/Abolitionist Movement/Underground Railroad] by the Andover Historical Society
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*"Past and Present: Main and Park Streets", ''Andover Townsman'', May 19, 2005.
*[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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*"Past and Present: Shawsheen Motor Mart", ''Andover Townsman'', March 23, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Main Street", ''Andover Townsman'', March 16, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Gulf Service Station", ''Andover Townsman'', May 12, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Hartigan's Pharmacy", ''Andover Townsman'', December 22, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Lawrence Gas and Electric", ''Andover Townsman'', April 6, 2006.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:31, 25 October 2011

The following images show areas of Andover as they were in the past and as they are presently. They were showcased in various issues of the Andover Townsman. All of the more current pictures (which are the lower photographs in each set) can be credited to photographer Tim Jean.

...Andover Steam Laundry.... click to enlarge
...Gulf Station.... click to enlarge
...Andover National Bank.... click to enlarge
...Anton's Cleaners.... click to enlarge
...Elm House.... click to enlarge
...Barcelos Market... click to enlarge
...Main and Park Streets... click to enlarge
...Shawsheen Motor Mart... click to enlarge
...Main Street... click to enlarge
...Gulf Service Station... click to enlarge
...Hartigan's Drug Store... click to enlarge
...Lawrence Gas and Electric... click to enlarge

See

  • "Past and Present", Andover Townsman, July 28, 2005.
  • "Past and Present", Andover Townsman, September 8, 2005.
  • "Past and Present", Andover Townsman, May 26, 2006.
  • "Past and Present", Andover Townsman, November 2, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Barcelos Market", Andover Townsman, July 27, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Main and Park Streets", Andover Townsman, May 19, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Shawsheen Motor Mart", Andover Townsman, March 23, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Main Street", Andover Townsman, March 16, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Gulf Service Station", Andover Townsman, May 12, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Hartigan's Pharmacy", Andover Townsman, December 22, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Lawrence Gas and Electric", Andover Townsman, April 6, 2006.


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--Jen 12:35, July 8, 2010 (EST)
--Kim 10:27, October 25, 2011 (EDT)