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The Andover Historical Society and the Andover Preservation Commission present certificates of appreciation annually to individuals who restore buildings that "significantly contribute to Andover's history and development." Nominations for preservation awards are submitted to the Andover Historical Society. The Massachusetts Historical Commission also issues Preservation Awards.
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In 1992 Jeannie and Peter Ferber began Andover Green Book Publishers with their first book ''Journey to a New Day'', a collection of poems by Doris Peel, illustrated by Peter Ferber. Originally they ran the publishing from their home quickly moving it to an office in Ballardvale.  Later they moved the business to Alton New Hampshire.  
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When they published ''I Am Able, I Am Bound'', a biography of Yury Meshkov, the first president of Crimea, they befriended Russian people who told them of the poor state of books available to Russian children.  The Ferbers donated funds to enhance and update school libraries in Russia.
  
 
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*"To Russia with Love", ''Publisher's Weekly'', July, 18, 2002
*"Local preservation efforts rewarded", ''Eagle Tribune'', June 22, 1998.
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*"She's Publisher, He's Illustrator", Andover Townsman, December 24, 1992
*"Historical Society hands out its 2000 Preservation Awards", ''Andover Townsman'', May 25, 2000.
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*"11 honored with 2001 Preservation Awards", ''Andover Townsman'', June 14, 2001.
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*"Celebrating historical homes", ''Andover Townsman'', June 2, 2005.
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Revision as of 15:10, 10 April 2012

In 1992 Jeannie and Peter Ferber began Andover Green Book Publishers with their first book Journey to a New Day, a collection of poems by Doris Peel, illustrated by Peter Ferber. Originally they ran the publishing from their home quickly moving it to an office in Ballardvale. Later they moved the business to Alton New Hampshire.

When they published I Am Able, I Am Bound, a biography of Yury Meshkov, the first president of Crimea, they befriended Russian people who told them of the poor state of books available to Russian children. The Ferbers donated funds to enhance and update school libraries in Russia.

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  • "To Russia with Love", Publisher's Weekly, July, 18, 2002
  • "She's Publisher, He's Illustrator", Andover Townsman, December 24, 1992


--Eleanor 15:09, April 10, 2012 (EDT)

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