Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Consider donating your Andover High School yearbooks to MHL.
Memorial Hall Library is seeking donations of Andover High School Yearbooks (Punchard Free School/Punchard High) to fill the gaps in our Local History Collection. There are also plans to digitize the books to make them easily accessible to researchers, genealogists, alumni and others. Please check your bookshelves, attics and basements! We are looking for the following years: If you would like to donate your yearbooks, please bring them to the Reference Desk on the first floor of Memorial Hall Library. Please call Kim Lynn at 978-623-8401 x36 if you would like to donate a yearbook but are unable to get to the library. We appreciate your assistance!
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Find out whether ghosts lurk in the Amos Blanchard House and more among new spooky programs at the Andover Historical Society.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
This was submitted by the Andover Historical Society. Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn, and cauldron bubble! In 1692, Andover was involved in one of American history’s most infamous events, the Salem witch trials. In fact, Andover has the distinction of having the most confessed witches and the highest number of children arrested during the trials. Between July 15 and Sept. 17, 1692, 48 of the 158 people accused of witchcraft in Essex County were from Andover, a town with a population of only 600. Marking Andover’s involvement in the witch trials, the Andover Historical Society has scheduled a series of bewitching events sure to enchant you throughout October. Have you ever wondered what ghosts may lurk in Andover? On a hot …
Sunday, August 21, 2011
The historic photo posted Saturday showed the Oliver Wendall Holmes Library at Phillips Academy.
The historic photo from the 1930s posted on Saturday showed the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library at Phillips Academy Andover. Andover Patch reader and Basileia Book Store mamager Jeffrey Paul Orrell was the first to correctly answer this feature. Thanks to all that participated. This historic photo was provided by the Library of Congress, digital collections.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Can you guess the location of this historic photograph?
Can you guess where in Andover this historic photo was taken? Send all guesses to editor Brendan Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to also leave guesses in the comments section. This historic photograph was provided by the Library of Congress.
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Can you guess the location in this historic photograph.
Can you guess where in Andover this historic photo was taken? Send all guesses to editor Brendan Lewis at email@example.com. Feel free to also leave guesses in the comments section. The historic photograph was provided by the Library of Congress.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Regular Andover Patch contributor Kristina Trott submitted this image of a flower garden outside the Rose Cottage.
The beautiful and historic Rose Cottage is looking good today with a full bloom of flowers. The cottage, built 1784, is the notable location where French aristocrat and military officer Marquis de Lafayette addressed an assembly of townspeople in 1825. Do you have a Photo of the Day? Email editor Brendan Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org.