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The Ballardvale area in Andover is named after Timothy Ballard who owned a salt and grist mill in the 18th century. In 1836, John Marland built a woolen mill on the site that went bankrupt in 1857The company treasurer, J.P. Bradlee aquired the mill, named it the Bradlee Mill, but the area continued to be called Ballardvale.
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'''Coburn, Andrew'''''Love Nest''. published  in 1987
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*A young prostitute is murdered in Andover MA.
  
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*The Lithia Spring Company in Ballardvale sold bottled water with lithium in it. Lithia salts were added to the water. Paul Hannigan from Lawrence set up the company in the 1880's. The company furnished the only carbonated water carried by the United States Navy when they went on their World Cruise in 1912.  The company was bought by another group of men in the 1890's. Mineral water was very popular at the time. Lithium was not discovered as a treatment for mania until 1948.
 
  
*The first successful machine cut steel files were made at the Whipple File Co. in Ballard Vale in the 1850s.
 
  
*The first railroad, opened in the summer of 1836, went from Wilmington to Andover and entered Ballard Vale behind the South SchoolThe original railway station still stands on Andover Street.
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'''Duble, Kathleen'''''Sacrifice''. (children’s, teen)published in 2005
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*Two young sisters are accused of witchcraft in Andover MA.
  
*In 1848, the Ballard Vale District School had 178 pupils and two teachers who received a salary of $40 per month.
 
  
*In 1890, the new Ballardvale School was the only school in Andover with running town water.
 
  
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'''Fuess, Claude'''.  ''All for Andover'', published in 1925 and sequel, ''The Andover Way'', published in 1926.
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*Student life  at Phillips Academy, Andover MA.
  
  
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=title&tp=title&t=history%20of%20ballardvale&ft=&l=5&d=1&f=at&av= History of Ballardvale] Andover Room 974.45 His A compendium of articles about Ballardvale, taken from a variety of sources.
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'''Kent, Kathleen'''. '' Heretic’s Daughter'', published in 2008.
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*Martha Carrier’s family fights  against witchcraft hysteria in Andover MA.
  
*"Andover's Former Mill Village," ''Andover Townsman'', January 4, 1996, p. 17,18,21. (Celebrating Andover's 350th Anniversary insert, photos)
 
  
*"Mills of Ballard Vale Captured Attention of Artist Sheeler (Charles Sheeler)," ''Boston Globe'', September 8, 1996, Northwest section, p. 17.
 
  
*"Smooth sailing so far for Ballardvale Historic District," ''Andover Townsman'', January 14, 1999, p. 17.
 
  
*"Behind Ballardvale," ''Townsman'', November 6, 2003
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'''Kent, Kathleen'''. ''Wolves of Andover'', published in 2010.
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*Martha  falls in love with Thomas Carrier, a man pursued by assassins in Andover MA.
  
*"Ballardvale had Something in the Water: Gold-medal Winning Lithium.Virginia Perry Reck," ''Andover Townsman'', 8/27/2009, p.13.
 
  
*"1896 Titans of Trade," ''Andover Townsman'', January 17, 2013, p. 5.
 
  
*"1896 Titans of Trade Part II: Downtown Merchants," ''Andover Townsman'', January 24, 2013, p. 16.
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'''Mian, Mary'''.  ''Young Men See Visions''. Published in 1958
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*A saintly new Congregational minister brings conflict and a love interest to Wendover (Andover MA.)
  
  
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'''Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart''' .  ''A Singular Life'', published in 1894
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'''Shapiro, Dani'''.  ''Family History'', published in  2003.
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*Happy family life turns sour in Andover MA.
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Revision as of 14:24, 4 October 2011

Coburn, Andrew. Love Nest. published in 1987

  • A young prostitute is murdered in Andover MA.


Duble, Kathleen. Sacrifice. (children’s, teen)published in 2005

  • Two young sisters are accused of witchcraft in Andover MA.


Fuess, Claude. All for Andover, published in 1925 and sequel, The Andover Way, published in 1926.

  • Student life at Phillips Academy, Andover MA.


Kent, Kathleen. Heretic’s Daughter, published in 2008.

  • Martha Carrier’s family fights against witchcraft hysteria in Andover MA.



Kent, Kathleen. Wolves of Andover, published in 2010.

  • Martha falls in love with Thomas Carrier, a man pursued by assassins in Andover MA.


Mian, Mary. Young Men See Visions. Published in 1958

  • A saintly new Congregational minister brings conflict and a love interest to Wendover (Andover MA.)


Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart . A Singular Life, published in 1894


Shapiro, Dani. Family History, published in 2003.

  • Happy family life turns sour in Andover MA.





--Eleanor 14:24, October 4, 2011 (EDT)

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