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In the late 1880's Moses Stevens connected the Marland Mills - one in Andover, one in Haverhill, and one in North Andover - by telephone. This was the first telephone in Andover. Moses Stevens had bought Marland Mills from Abraham Marland in 1879.
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Abbot Female Seminary, the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls in the United States, was incorporated on February 26, 1829 in Andover, Massachusetts. Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school later known as Abbot Academy. It continued as a school for girls only until 1973 when it merged with Philips Academy.  
  
In the 1958 dial telephones came to Andover. The first exchange was Greenleaf (475). Andover originally had a 617 area code. It was first changed to 508 and finally to 978 in 1977.
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=81965&t=Abbot%20Academy%2C%20Andover%20Massachusetts&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=5&rt=title''Abbot Academy, Andover Massachusetts''] by Abbot Academy, Andover Room R 376.9 Abb (pamphlet box 4)
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=340079&t=academy%20sketches&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=2&rt=title''Academy Sketches 1892 - 1912''] by Katharine Roxanna Kelsey, Andover Room R 376.9 Kel
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=438629&t=journal%20of%20abbot%20academy%20girl&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=1&rt=title ''Journal of an Abbot Academy Girl 1874 - 1876''] by Harriet Chapell Newcomb, Andover Room R 376.9 New
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=378415&t=A%20Singular%20School%3A%20Abbot%20Academy&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=1&rt=title ''A Singular School: Abbot Academy, 1828 - 1973''] by Susan McIntosh Lloyd, Andover Room R 376.9 Llo
  
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=81964&t=abbot%20academy%20at%20andover%20massachusetts&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=1&rt=title "Abbot Academy at Andover, Massachusetts"]
  
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*"Abbot Academy," ''New England Magazine'', February 1886, page 136 - 151.
* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=103693&t=historical%20sketches%20of%20andover&tp=title&d=0&hc=7&rt=title ''Historical Sketches of Andover''] by Sarah Loring Bailey, (974.45 Bai), p.590
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*"Miss Carpenter's Book On Abbot is Published," ''Andover Townsman'', November 25, 1959, p. 1.
* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=487303&t=andover%20a%20century%20of%20change&tp=keyword&d=0&hc=2&rt=keyword''Andover a Century of Change:1896 - 1996''] by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric), pages 84 and 147.
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*"You've Come a Long Way, Ladies", ''The Townsman'', June 1, 1978, page 4-A & 5A.
* "Area Code Changing Again", ''The Townsman'', July 24, 1997.
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*"Old Girl's School to Have New Life," ''Lawrence Eagle Tribune'', (photos) November 30, 1994, p.9.
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*"Renewed Life for 1829 Abbot Academy Home.(Draper Hall)," ''Eagle Tribune'', (photos) May 2, 1997, p. 13, 14.
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*"Mary Hinckley Hutchings Crane (long obituary for headmistress of Abbot from 1956 until 1966, photo)," ''Andover Townsman'', May 10, 2007.
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*"Three prestigious Andover schools become one," ''Andover Townsman'', December 20, 2012, page 10.
  
  
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* Andover Room File - Private Schools
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 16:27, November 17, 2009 (EST)\
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--[[User:Leslie|Leslie]] 13:28, September 21, 2012 (EDT)<br>
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] ([[User talk:Eleanor|talk]]) 13:10, 24 March 2016 (EDT)
  
--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] ([[User talk:Eleanor|talk]]) 13:41, 22 October 2015 (EDT)
 
 
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Abbot Female Seminary, the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls in the United States, was incorporated on February 26, 1829 in Andover, Massachusetts. Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school later known as Abbot Academy. It continued as a school for girls only until 1973 when it merged with Philips Academy.

See

  • "Abbot Academy," New England Magazine, February 1886, page 136 - 151.
  • "Miss Carpenter's Book On Abbot is Published," Andover Townsman, November 25, 1959, p. 1.
  • "You've Come a Long Way, Ladies", The Townsman, June 1, 1978, page 4-A & 5A.
  • "Old Girl's School to Have New Life," Lawrence Eagle Tribune, (photos) November 30, 1994, p.9.
  • "Renewed Life for 1829 Abbot Academy Home.(Draper Hall)," Eagle Tribune, (photos) May 2, 1997, p. 13, 14.
  • "Mary Hinckley Hutchings Crane (long obituary for headmistress of Abbot from 1956 until 1966, photo)," Andover Townsman, May 10, 2007.
  • "Three prestigious Andover schools become one," Andover Townsman, December 20, 2012, page 10.


  • Andover Room File - Private Schools


--Eleanor 16:11, February 13, 2008 (EST)
--Leslie 13:28, September 21, 2012 (EDT)
--Eleanor (talk) 13:10, 24 March 2016 (EDT)

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