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The Flints were the children of Mr. Tyer, founder of the Tyer Rubber CompanyTheir uncle in England, Sir John Musgrove, left his estate to the familyThe Flints bought the Elm Hotel, tore it down, and built the Musgrove Building in 1894. At the time, it was referred to as a "modern commercial building."
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The Croft, also known as the Curran barn, was built by soft drink magnate Maurice Curran in 1874It stood next to his mansion on North Main StreetNow, the barn serves as the community center for Andover's elderly housing complex, Frye Circle, located on the hill between the Lanam Club and the Curran mansion (now condominiums).  
 
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[[Image:Musgrove_Building,_1894.jpg|thumb|...''The Musgrove Building, circa 1894''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Musgrove_Building.jpg|thumb|...''Townsman's Past & Present: Musgrove Building''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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*"Arch changes corner into welcoming entrance," ''Eagle Tribune'', June 30, 1996.
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*"The Croft wins design award", ''Eagle Tribune'', June 30, 1991.
*"Past & Present: Musgrove Building," ''Townsman'', April 25, 2013, p. 13.
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Revision as of 13:33, 22 December 2011

The Croft, also known as the Curran barn, was built by soft drink magnate Maurice Curran in 1874. It stood next to his mansion on North Main Street. Now, the barn serves as the community center for Andover's elderly housing complex, Frye Circle, located on the hill between the Lanam Club and the Curran mansion (now condominiums).

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  • "The Croft wins design award", Eagle Tribune, June 30, 1991.



--Kim 12:33, December 22, 2011 (EST) back to Main Page