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The Shattuck Farm, previosly owned and operated by the Abbot family and built in 1718, was an operating farm for 250 years. It encompassed seven distinct Native American sites at what is now 125 River Road.  Before it became part of the Andover Industrial Park, an archaeological dig was commissioned. Two reports were published, "An Archaeological Survey and the Documentary History of the Shattuck Farm, Andover, Massachusetts," 1981 and "The Camp in the Bend of the River," by Barbara E. Luedtke. 
  
'''1990'''
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A restaurant in the main house had served baked beans cooked in an old brick oven and an ice cream stand and country store operated on the site.  
*"Selling our water: Is it wise to sell to North Reading?," ''Andover Townsman'', August 9, 1990, p. 1.
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*"Lead high in 110 towns: New US tests find unsafe tap water," ''Boston Globe'', May 12, 1993, p. 23.
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The Stattuck farm buildings were moved from the original farm site on River Road to a 12 acre piece of land on High Plain Road owned by Terrence and Patricia Sullivan.  The buildings had been sold to Digital Corporation for an industrial park. 
  
'''1998-2000'''
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[[Image:8,000 Years at Shattuck.jpg|thumb|...''8,000 years of man's past sought at Shattuck Farms''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*"Hate that dirty water," ''Andover Townsman'', February 19, 1998, p. 27.
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[[Image:Dalton Column Shattuck Farms 1.jpg|thumb|...''Shattuck Farm: From Native Americans to ice cream''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*"Water repair bill: $37 million," ''Andover Townsman'', February 26, 1998.
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[[Image:Dalton Column Shattuck Farms 2.jpg|thumb|...''Shattuck Farm: From Native Americans to ice cream con't''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*"Health director makes case for new sewers," ''Andover Townsman'', April 22, 1999, p. 18.
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[[Image:Shattuck Farm Photos.jpg|thumb|...''Shattuck Farm Photos from a poor quality paper photocopy''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*"Going with the flow on sewers," ''Andover Townsman'', April 29, 1999.
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[[Image:Shattuck Farms Country Store.jpg|thumb|...''Past & Present Townsman Column for Shattuck Farms Country Store''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*"Water plant rated tops in fluoride system," ''Andover Townsman'', July 1, 1999.
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*"What you pay (water rates)," ''Boston Globe'', May 21, 2000.
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*"Hate that 'dirty' water, in Brookfield Road area," ''Andover Townsman'', July 20, 2000, p. 6.
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*"Pouring over a water problem," ''Andover Townsman'', July 27, 2000.
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*"Town needs dozens of easements for large project: Taking citizens' land for sewers?," ''Andover Townsman'', September 7, 2000, p. 1.
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*"Study: Sustaining what residents like," ''Andover Townsman'', November 16, 2000.
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'''2001-2003'''
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*"Town to take residents' land for sewer," ''Andover Townsman'', March 15, 2001.
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*"Long-awaited sewer project is underway," ''Andover Townsman'', May 17, 2001.
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*"Neighborhoods adjusting: Massive sewer project, blasting underway," ''Andover Townsman'', August 2, 2001, p. 11.
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*"Water Use: Under the microscope: Will a new treatment plant - or water bans - be needed?," ''Andover Townsman'', January 24, 2002, p. 1.
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*"Larger plant, larger water bills now being planned," ''Andover Townsman'', May 2, 2002, p. 13.
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*"New ozone system to cost $4.5 million," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 25, 2002, p. 3.
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*"Water purification system OK'd," ''Eagle Tribune'', April 29, 2003, p. 9.
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*"Andover offers to share its water," ''Boston Globe'', September 21, 2003.
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*"A crisis waiting to happen," ''Andover Townsman'', November 6, 2003, p. 1.
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*"Salt dump taints drinking water," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 6, 2003, p. 1.
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*"Meeting with town to be planned: Mass Highway to discuss sodium levels in Fish Brook," ''Andover Townsman'', November 27, 2003, p. 4.
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*"First gulp for drinking water group," ''Andover Townsman'', December 11, 2003.
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'''2004'''
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*"Board of Health considers criminal complaint against state? Town remains concerned about highway salt in Fish Brook, state's silence," ''Andover Townsman'', January 8, 2004.
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*"State to tackle road-salt issue," ''Andover Townsman'', February 19, 2004, p. 1.
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*"State dips toes in salty water issue: Seeks facts on salt shack," ''Andover Townsman'', March 4, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Unsafe levels of lead found in school drinking water," ''Andover Townsman'', September 9, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Schools take lead problems seriously," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 3, 2004, p. C1.
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*"Police details, delays add $2.5M to sewer project cost," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 26, 2004, p. 1.
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*"$2.5M to finish sewer work," ''Andover Townsman'', November 4, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Town to borrow $2.5M for sewers," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 10, 2004, p.1.
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*"Voters want sewers, oversight," ''Andover Townsman'', November 18, 2004.
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*"Solution to lead-in-water problem by January," ''Andover Townsman'', December 16, 2004.
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'''2005'''
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*"$6.5 million for water: Improving filters at treatment plant," ''Andover Townsman'', January 27, 2005.
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*"$20K requested for salt-level study," ''Eagle Tribune'', February 15, 2005, p. 11.
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*"Working to meet the state's safe drinking water standard: Town still coming to grips with faucets," ''Andover Townsman'', March 10, 2005.
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*"$6.5 million sought for water plant," ''Eagle Tribune'', March 11, 2005, p. 13.
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*"Ozone project comes in $1.5M under budget," ''Eagle Tribune'', March 11, 2005, p. 13.
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*"Town keeps attention on Fish Brook: Salt levels in brook a focus of public health lecture during public health week," ''Andover Townsman'', March 31, 2005.
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*"DPW: Water bans likely without plant upgrade," ''Andover Townsman'', April 21, 2005, p. 1.
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*"Cash pump turned on for water plant," ''Andover Townsman'', April 28, 2005.
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*"Drinking water notification: Andover Water Department Discontinued Fluoridation of the Public Water Supply," (box) ''Andover Townsman'', September 29, 2005.
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*"Better water is Main goal," ''Andover Townsman'', October 6, 2005.
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*"Tap dance for Fish Brook," ''Andover Townsman'', November 10, 2005, p. 2.
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*"Crews to use less salt on highways: Goal is protection of Andover drinking water," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 21, 2005, p. 1.
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'''2006-present'''
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*"Warning sounded on ailing brook: Group - Woes may hurt water supply," ''Boston Globe'', January 1, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Water supply in peril: Salt shed removal will improve quality," ''Eagle Tribune'', April 16, 2006, p. C1.
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*"Hold the salt: Depot may move out of watershed," ''Eagle Tribune'', August 16, 2006, p. 1.
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*"State may move I-93 salt shed," ''Andover Townsman'', August 17, 2006.
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*"Vote ahead: Monitor water's sodium levels?," ''Andover Townsman'', February 8, 2007, p. 1.
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*"A dash of study: Group examines salt concentration in town's water supply," ''Andover Townsman'', August 16, 2007, p. 1.
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*"New site offered for state salt shed," ''Boston Globe'', October 11, 2007, p. 1.
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*"Salt shed will be moved to help town's drinking water," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 11, 2007.
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*"First Andover water rate hike since 1994," ''Andover Townsman'', June 26, 2008, p. 1.
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*"Cistern veto means no solution to water shortage," ''Eagle Tribune'', September 18, 2008.
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*"Call for water hides 4 of 5 years," ''Andover Townsman'', November 5, 2009, p. 1.
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*"Andover water rate rises Dec. 1; average bill up $32," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 5, 2009.
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'''Historical and other information on Andover's water and sewer systems:'''
 
  
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=487303&t=andover%20century%20of%20change&tp=keyword&d=0&hc=3&rt=keyword ''Andover a Century of Change:1896 - 1996''] by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric), page 37.
*Robert E. McQuade Water Treatment Plant Dedication, Andover, Massachusetts, 1991
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*"The Ghosts and Voices of Shattuck Farm," ''Today'', June 18, 1975, page 10.
*Water Treatment Plant Brochure for Open House 2005
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*"8,000 Years of Man's Past Sought at Shattuck Farms", ''Andover Townsman'', November 11, 1977.
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*"Old barn dismantled board by board," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 9, 1980.
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*"Shattuck Properties Survive Their Two-Day Journey," ''Andover Townsman'', October 21, 1981, pages 6 and 8.
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*"Shattuck Farm: From Native Americans to ice cream," ''Andover Townsman'', November 13, 2008.
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*"Past & Present: Shattuck Farms Country Store," ''Andover Townsman'', April 4, 2013, p. 3.
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*The archaeological studies are held in the Andover Room.
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Revision as of 14:07, 10 May 2013

The Shattuck Farm, previosly owned and operated by the Abbot family and built in 1718, was an operating farm for 250 years. It encompassed seven distinct Native American sites at what is now 125 River Road. Before it became part of the Andover Industrial Park, an archaeological dig was commissioned. Two reports were published, "An Archaeological Survey and the Documentary History of the Shattuck Farm, Andover, Massachusetts," 1981 and "The Camp in the Bend of the River," by Barbara E. Luedtke.

A restaurant in the main house had served baked beans cooked in an old brick oven and an ice cream stand and country store operated on the site.

The Stattuck farm buildings were moved from the original farm site on River Road to a 12 acre piece of land on High Plain Road owned by Terrence and Patricia Sullivan. The buildings had been sold to Digital Corporation for an industrial park.

...8,000 years of man's past sought at Shattuck Farms.... click to enlarge
...Shattuck Farm: From Native Americans to ice cream.... click to enlarge
...Shattuck Farm: From Native Americans to ice cream con't.... click to enlarge
...Shattuck Farm Photos from a poor quality paper photocopy.... click to enlarge
...Past & Present Townsman Column for Shattuck Farms Country Store.... click to enlarge



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  • "The Ghosts and Voices of Shattuck Farm," Today, June 18, 1975, page 10.
  • "8,000 Years of Man's Past Sought at Shattuck Farms", Andover Townsman, November 11, 1977.
  • "Old barn dismantled board by board," Eagle Tribune, October 9, 1980.
  • "Shattuck Properties Survive Their Two-Day Journey," Andover Townsman, October 21, 1981, pages 6 and 8.
  • "Shattuck Farm: From Native Americans to ice cream," Andover Townsman, November 13, 2008.
  • "Past & Present: Shattuck Farms Country Store," Andover Townsman, April 4, 2013, p. 3.
  • The archaeological studies are held in the Andover Room.




--Kim 14:07, May 10, 2013 (EDT)

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