Native Americans in Andover
Pawtuckets or Pentuckets were in the area of what was to become Andover when the first Europeans settled. Passaconnaway was the Grand Sachem of the land that extended from Amoskeag and what is now Concord New Hampshire to the Merrimack River He proved to be friendly, but upon his death there were many wars until 1696.
The Western Abenaki were under attack from the Iriquois from 1615 to 1670. Some fled to Canada, others to the Merrimack River
--Eleanor 12:01, December 18, 2006 (EST)
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