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The Abbot Homestead, located at the corner of Andover Street and Argilla Road, was thought to have been built circa 1685Benjamin Abbot, the first owner of the house, accused neighbor Martha Carrier, "Queen of Hell," of witchcraft after a boundary disputeCarrier was executed in 1692The Public Television Station program "History Detectives" examined wood borings taken from the beams of the house and determined that it was actually built between 1703 and 1708. <p>
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Andover's main train depot is located at 100 School Street.  It was built in 1906It stopped functioning as a train station in the 1960s.  Since then it has been home to a number of businesses including a fish market and restaurant called Sea Train, a coffeehouse, an auto parts store and a photography studio.   
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The building was detroyed by fire in 1994Resident Richard Marino bought the building and restored it at a cost of $485,000. It is now on the National Historic Register. 
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[[Image:Train_Depot.jpg|thumb|...''The Andover Train Depot''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Train Depot.jpg|thumb|...''Past & Present: The Andover Train Depot''.... click to enlarge|left]]
  
[[Image:Benjamin_Abbot_Homestead.jpg|thumb|...''The Benjamin Abbot Homestead''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Abbot_House.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot House''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Abbot_House_1988.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot House, photo taken in 1988''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Benjamin_Abbot_Homestead_Narrative,_Part_1.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot Homestead Narrative, Part 1''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Benjamin_Abbot_Homestead_Narrative,_Part_2.jpg|thumb|...''The Abbot Homestead Narrative, Part 2''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
 
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* "Benjamin Abbot House is one of the Valley's Oldest," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 13, 1988.
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* ''Andover Historical Building Survey'' - Andover Special Collection
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* Featured in the PBS series "History Detectives" (Channel 2 July 16, 2003)
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* "Who will buy historic Abbot home?", ''Andover Townsman'', July 22, 2004.
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*"100 School Street turns 100," ''Andover Townsman'', March 2, 2006.
  
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Revision as of 15:44, 19 September 2014

Andover's main train depot is located at 100 School Street. It was built in 1906. It stopped functioning as a train station in the 1960s. Since then it has been home to a number of businesses including a fish market and restaurant called Sea Train, a coffeehouse, an auto parts store and a photography studio.

The building was detroyed by fire in 1994. Resident Richard Marino bought the building and restored it at a cost of $485,000. It is now on the National Historic Register.

...The Andover Train Depot.... click to enlarge
...Past & Present: The Andover Train Depot.... click to enlarge


See

  • "100 School Street turns 100," Andover Townsman, March 2, 2006.



--Kim 10:49, April 20, 2012 (EDT) back to Main Page