William Jenkins House

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The William Jenkins House, located at 8 Douglass Street (formerly Jenkins Road), was built 10 years before the Revolution by William's grandfather, Samuel Jenkins. It was a stop on the "Underground Railroad."

See

  • "The William Jenkins House," The Townswoman's Andover by Bessie Goldsmith (974.45 Gol), p. 20.
  • "Andover’s Home was but one Stop on the Underground Railroad," Andover Townsman, 10/26/2000 (This article can be found in the Andover Vertical File under Underground Railroad).
  • “Andover: Symbol of New England” by Claude Fuess, (974.45 Fuess), p. 314.
  • "Jenkins House Station for Escaping Slaves," Andover Townsman, March 22, 1956 (This article can be found in the Jenkins Family File).
...The William Jenkins House.... click to enlarge
...The William Jenkins House Narrative, Part 1.... click to enlarge
...The William Jenkins House Narrative, Part 2.... click to enlarge


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