Memorial Hall Library - Benefactor
John Smith, an Andover industralist, donated $25,000 to construct a public library in Andover in 1870.
His portait hangs in the reading room of the library. On May 18, 1997, a vandal ripped the portrait with an umbrella. The vandal was caught.
- Memorial Hall Library
- Original Art at Memorial Hall Library for a photo of the portrait.
- Andover Townsman, June 12, 1997, page 2
- Eagle Tribune, May 20, 1997.
- "Vandals Damage Painting at the Library, Andover Townsman, May 19, 1997, page 29.
- Two Lectures on Temperance by John Smith. Andover Room R 178 Smi (pamphlet box 3)
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