350th Anniversary Parade

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Andover celebrated its 350th birthday with a parade on Sunday, September 15, 1996. It consisted of 43 floats, 21 bands, a history lesson (a reenactment of the 1692 witch hunt), and more than 3,000 participants. The parade route commenced at Phillips Academy and ended at Shawsheen Square.


  • Eagle Tribune Special Supplement, September 13, 1996.
  • Andover Townsman, "Andover's Biggest Parade Ever this Sunday," September, 12, 1996, page 1 and page 23.
  • Andover Townsman, "350th: It was the Parade of Parades," September 19, 1996, page 1 and page 35 through page 40.

--Eleanor 14:45, April 24, 2007 (EDT)

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