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Powdermill Square, at the corner of Main and Stevens Streets, is on the site of a gunpowder mill founded by Samuel Phillips to manufacture gunpowder for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. After an explosion in 1778 the mill was rebuilt using government funds. With another explosion in 1796 the mill was converted to make paper.
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The Osgood House in West Andover was the home of Rev. David Osgood, D.D., a well-known minister who graduated from Harvard College in 1771. It was also residence to patriot and orator James Otis who died there in 1783 after being struck by lightning while standing in the doorway.
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[[Image:Osgood_House.jpg|thumb|...''The Osgood House''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Osgood_House_Narrative,_Part_1.jpg|thumb|...''The Osgood House Narrative, Part 1''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Osgood_House_Narrative,_Part_2.jpg|thumb|...''The Osgood House Narrative, Part 2''.... click to enlarge|left]]
  
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* "Powdermill Square", ''Townsman'', November 1, 2001
 
* For information on Samuel Phillips see [[Phillips Academy]]
 
 
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 15:20, April 2, 2009 (EDT)
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*"The odd death of patriot, Andover man James Otis Jr.," ''Andover Townsman'', July 28, 2011, p. 1.
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--[[User:Kim|Kim]] 12:32, November 8, 2011 (EST)<br>
 
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The Osgood House in West Andover was the home of Rev. David Osgood, D.D., a well-known minister who graduated from Harvard College in 1771. It was also residence to patriot and orator James Otis who died there in 1783 after being struck by lightning while standing in the doorway.

...The Osgood House.... click to enlarge
...The Osgood House Narrative, Part 1.... click to enlarge
...The Osgood House Narrative, Part 2.... click to enlarge


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  • "The odd death of patriot, Andover man James Otis Jr.," Andover Townsman, July 28, 2011, p. 1.


--Kim 12:32, November 8, 2011 (EST)
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