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m (New page: The Abbot Homestead, located at the corner of Andover Street and Argilla Road, was thought to have been built circa 1685. Benjamin Abbot, the first owner of the house, accused neighbor Ma...)
 
m (New page: The Aberdeen building in Shawsheen was an office building for the American Woolen Company. It was built in 1922 and converted to apartments around 1931. The building at 348-362 North Main...)
 
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The Abbot Homestead, located at the corner of Andover Street and Argilla Road, was thought to have been built circa 1685Benjamin Abbot, the first owner of the house, accused neighbor Martha Carrier, "Queen of Hell," of witchcraft after a boundary dispute.  Carrier was executed in 1692.  The Public Television Station program "History Detectives" examined wood borings taken from the beams of the house and determined that it was actually built between 1703 and 1708. <p>
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The Aberdeen building in Shawsheen was an office building for the American Woolen Company. It was built in 1922 and converted to apartments around 1931The building at 348-362 North Main Street also houses the Shawsheen Post Office, flower shop, bridal shop, and antiques shop.
  
[[Image:Benjamin_Abbot_Homestead.jpg|thumb|...''The Benjamin Abbot Homestead''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Abbot_House.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot House''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Abbot_House_1988.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot House, photo taken in 1988''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Benjamin_Abbot_Homestead_Narrative,_Part_1.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot Homestead Narrative, Part 1''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Benjamin_Abbot_Homestead_Narrative,_Part_2.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot Homestead Narrative, Part 2''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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* "Benjamin Abbot House is one of the Valley's Oldest," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 13, 1988.
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* ''Andover Historical Building Survey'' - Andover Special Collection
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* Featured in the PBS series "History Detectives" (Channel 2 July 16, 2003)
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* "Who will buy historic Abbot home?", ''Andover Townsman'', July 22, 2004.
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The Aberdeen building in Shawsheen was an office building for the American Woolen Company. It was built in 1922 and converted to apartments around 1931. The building at 348-362 North Main Street also houses the Shawsheen Post Office, flower shop, bridal shop, and antiques shop.

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Andover Townsman, June 6, 2006


--Glenda 15:44, January 12, 2007 (EST)

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