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The following images show the changing face of Main Street beginning at North Main to Main Street to South Main Street.  Photos are from the "Past and Present" feature of the ''Andover Townsman''. shows  The top picture is an older picture and the lower picture is more current. All of the more current pictures are photographed by photographer Tim Jean.
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== '''Anton's Cleaners''' ==
  
A brief history of the Underground Railroad from The Underground Railroad in Massachusetts by William H. Seibert (1936):
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[[Image:Anton's Cleaners.jpg|thumb|...''Anton's Cleaners''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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=='''Woodworth Motors''' was a Ford Dealership in 1938 ==
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=='''Barnard Block''' ==
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[[Image:Main Street Early 1900s.jpg|thumb|...''Main Street Early 1900s''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
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== '''Main and Park Street including the Barnard Building''' ==
[[Image:Underground 3.jpg|thumb|...''Underground Railroad by Seibert, p.3 of 3''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:MainandPark.jpg|thumb|...''Main and Park Streets''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
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== '''Main Street 1940 showing Old Town Hall''' ==
  
Andover Homes involved with the Underground Railroad:
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*William Jenkins – 8 Douglass Street (formerly Jenkins Road)
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== '''Elander & Swanton / Royal Jewelers''' ==
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[[Image:Elander & Swanton, Inc..jpg|thumb|...''Elander & Swanton, Inc.''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
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[[Image:William Jenkins House.jpg|thumb|...''William Jenkins House''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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== '''Gulf Service Station''' ==
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[[Image:Gulf Service Station.jpg|thumb|...''Gulf Service Station''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
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*Holt Cogswell House – 373 South Main Street
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== '''A&P Market later became Bertucci's''' ==
*Mark Newman House – 210 Main Street on the Phillips Academy Campus
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*Stowe House – 80 Bartlett Street - 1852-1862
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*William Poor and Sons Wagon Factory - 66 Poor Street.  William Poor and his sons built carriages with false bottoms for transporting slaves to freedom.
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*Free Christian Church – 31 Elm Street. This church was formed by John Smith and other Andover residents who did not think that other churches were making a strong stand against slavery.
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* Reverend Ralph Waldo Emerson's House - 210 Main Street - From 1829-1853
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* West Parish Church, Reservation Road and Lowell Street - Meeting place of the West Parish Anti-Slavery Society.
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[[Image:Main_Street_House_Move.jpg|thumb|...''Main Street house moved''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*"Jenkins House Station for Escaping Slaves," ''Andover Townsman'', March 22, 1956.
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*"Antislavery Movement was Active in Andover," ''Andover Townsman'', June 27, 1996, p.20
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*"Underground Railroad stopped here," ''Eagle Tribune'', February 20, 1998, p. 15.
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*"Andover’s Home was but one Stop on the Underground Railroad," ''Andover Townsman'', October 26, 2000.
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*"Historian: Not Everyone in Andover Backed Abolition of Slavery Before the Civil War", Townsman, July 17, 2003, p. 11, 12.
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[[Image:Hartigan's Drug Store.jpg|thumb|...''Hartigan's Drug Store''... click to enlarge|left]]
  
*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=keyword&tp=keyword&t=andover%20symbol%20of%20new%20england%20fuess&ft=&l=1&d=0&f=&av= “Andover:Symbol of New England”] by Claude Fuess, (974.45 Fuess), p. 314.
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[[Image:Barcelos_Market.jpg|thumb|...''Barcelos Market''... click to enlarge|left]]
*"The William Jenkins House,"  [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=title&tp=title&t=townswoman%27s%20andover&ft=&l=1&d=0&f= ''The Townswoman's Andover''] by Bessie Goldsmith (974.45 Gol), p. 20.
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[[Image:Academy Garage.jpg|thumb|...''Academy Garage''... click to enlarge|left]]
*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=keyword&tp=keyword&t=west%20of%20shawsheen&ft=&l=1&d=0&f=&av= West of Shawsheen] by Eleanor Campbell, Andover Room 974.45 Cam, Chapter III "A Time of Sorrow", pages 21 to 31.
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[[Image:Andover Steam Laundry.jpg|thumb|...''Andover Steam Laundry''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*[http://www.nps.gov/sama/historyculture/upload/UGRRsm.pdf Abolitionists and the Underground Railroad in the Essex Natural Heritage Area,] ,published by the National Parks Service.
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[[Image:Andover National Bank.jpg|thumb|...''Andover National Bank''.... click to enlarge|left]]
*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=658286&t=andover%20underground%20railroad&tp=keyword&l=5&d=0&hc=2&rt=keyword The Anti-Slavery Movement and the Underground Railroad in Andover & Greater Lawrence, Massaschusetts] the Greater Lawrence Underground Railroad Committee. Andover Room R 974.45 Gre (pamphlet box 6).
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*"Past and Present: Anton's Cleaners," ''Andover Townsman'', November 2, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Main Street Early 1900s," ''Andover Townsman'', February 17, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Gulf Service Station," ''Andover Townsman'', May 12, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Main and Park Streets," ''Andover Townsman'', May 19, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Elander & Swanton, Inc.," ''Andover Townsman'', May 26, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Main Street," ''Andover Townsman'', July 14, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Shawsheen Plaza," ''Andover Townsman'', September 1, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Hartigan's Pharmacy," ''Andover Townsman'', December 22, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Main Street," ''Andover Townsman'', March 16, 2006
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*"Past and Present: Shawsheen Motor Mart," ''Andover Townsman'', March 23, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Barcelos Market," ''Andover Townsman'', July 27, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Academy Garage," ''Andover Townsman'', October 26, 2006.
  
--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 16:06, January 16, 2008 (EST)<br>
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*"Past and Present: Olde Andover Village," ''Andover Townsman'', October 11, 2012.
--[[User:Leslie|Leslie]] 17:41, July 18, 2012 (EDT)<br>
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*"Past and Present: Barnard Building, 36 Main Street," ''Andover Townsman'', December 20, 2012.
--[[User:Kim|Kim]] 14:53, July 28, 2014 (EDT)
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*"Past and Present," ''Andover Townsman'', July 28, 2005.
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*"Past and Present," ''Andover Townsman'', September 8, 2005.
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*"Past and Present," ''Andover Townsman'', May 26, 2006.
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--[[User:Jen|Jen]] 12:35, July 8, 2010 (EST)<br>
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--[[User:Kim|Kim]] 10:27, October 25, 2011 (EDT)<br>
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] ([[User talk:Eleanor|talk]]) 14:20, 7 January 2016 (EST)
 
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Revision as of 15:28, 7 January 2016

The following images show the changing face of Main Street beginning at North Main to Main Street to South Main Street. Photos are from the "Past and Present" feature of the Andover Townsman. shows The top picture is an older picture and the lower picture is more current. All of the more current pictures are photographed by photographer Tim Jean.

Anton's Cleaners

...Anton's Cleaners.... click to enlarge



Woodworth Motors was a Ford Dealership in 1938

...Shawsheen Motor Mart... click to enlarge

Barnard Block

...Main Street Early 1900s... click to enlarge


Main and Park Street including the Barnard Building

...Main and Park Streets... click to enlarge


Main Street 1940 showing Old Town Hall

"Main Street, 1940

Elander & Swanton / Royal Jewelers

...Elander & Swanton, Inc.... click to enlarge


Gulf Service Station

...Gulf Service Station... click to enlarge


A&P Market later became Bertucci's

...Main Street house moved.... click to enlarge
...Hartigan's Drug Store... click to enlarge
...Barcelos Market... click to enlarge
...Academy Garage... click to enlarge
...Andover Steam Laundry.... click to enlarge
...Andover National Bank.... click to enlarge


See

  • "Past and Present: Anton's Cleaners," Andover Townsman, November 2, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Main Street Early 1900s," Andover Townsman, February 17, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Gulf Service Station," Andover Townsman, May 12, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Main and Park Streets," Andover Townsman, May 19, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Elander & Swanton, Inc.," Andover Townsman, May 26, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Main Street," Andover Townsman, July 14, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Shawsheen Plaza," Andover Townsman, September 1, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Hartigan's Pharmacy," Andover Townsman, December 22, 2005.
  • "Past and Present: Main Street," Andover Townsman, March 16, 2006
  • "Past and Present: Shawsheen Motor Mart," Andover Townsman, March 23, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Barcelos Market," Andover Townsman, July 27, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Academy Garage," Andover Townsman, October 26, 2006.
  • "Past and Present: Olde Andover Village," Andover Townsman, October 11, 2012.
  • "Past and Present: Barnard Building, 36 Main Street," Andover Townsman, December 20, 2012.
  • "Past and Present," Andover Townsman, July 28, 2005.
  • "Past and Present," Andover Townsman, September 8, 2005.
  • "Past and Present," Andover Townsman, May 26, 2006.


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--Jen 12:35, July 8, 2010 (EST)
--Kim 10:27, October 25, 2011 (EDT)
--Eleanor (talk) 14:20, 7 January 2016 (EST)