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*The November Club was the first women's club in Andover. It was formed in 1889 after Miss Elizabeth Handy called a meeting of 15 "well-educated, enterprising, and socially elite women" in November 1888 to discuss her idea to start a women's club.
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Century Bank opened on July 16, 2012 at 15 Elm Street, previously Settles Glass, which closed in 2008. Before that it was Elm Street Automotive which moved to Lupine Road in 1986. The bank originally planned to restore the building, but it was later determined that it could not be salvaged.  The new building was designed to match the historical character of the original building.
 
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*The club first met at 126 Main St., but, after 20 more women joined, moved to Abbot Hall.
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*In February 1892 they dedicated a new clubhouse on Love Lane, now called Locke Street.
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*The November Club raised money for local charities, the war efforts, and to build their Locke Street clubhouse. They give dance lessons to young people, and had guest speakers.
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*By 1985 membership had fallen and the clubhouse was sold to the Unitarian Universalist Church.  The money was given to Memorial Hall Library to furnish a November Club reading room.
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*Town Had First Clubhouse "for Ladies Wholly" '' by Karen Wakeling,Andover Historical Society. "AAndover Townsman'' January 19, 2012. p.8.
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* "Century mark: New bank for the downtown" ''Andover Townsman'', July 19, 2012, p. 8.
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* [http://www.eagletribune.com/local/x9840302/Century-Bank-branch-opens-in-Andover, Century Bank branch opens in Andover,  ''Eagle Tribune'', July 19, 2012, p. 1]
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* [http://www.centurybank.com Century Bank]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 09:34, 18 August 2012

Century Bank opened on July 16, 2012 at 15 Elm Street, previously Settles Glass, which closed in 2008. Before that it was Elm Street Automotive which moved to Lupine Road in 1986. The bank originally planned to restore the building, but it was later determined that it could not be salvaged. The new building was designed to match the historical character of the original building.

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--Ruth 11:51, July 21, 2012 (EDT)--Leslie 11:46, August 17, 2012 (EDT)

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