Please note:  For the safety of our volunteers and staff, Andover Historical follows the Andover School Department's winter weather closures.  Please check local news sources for updates during winter weather advisories.
Second Sunday Openings: Andover Historical's research library and archives is open the Second Sunday of every month, 1:00-4:00pm, except
July and August.
97 Main Street
Andover, Massachusetts 01862
Phone: 978-475-2236
Fax: 978-470-2671
Guided tours are available Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am-4pm. Tours are given of the Amos Blanchard house and barn where exhibit rooms recreate the life of the Blanchard family in the early 19th century. There is no charge for admission but donations are accepted. We follow the Andover School Department weather closure schedule, so during inclement weather, please call ahead.
The Research Library is open 10am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays, and other times by appointment. Our goal is to share the resources of the collection as much as possible so use of the research library is free. Donations are gratefully accepted. We do charge for photocopies. Please call 978-475-2236 to schedule an appointment. If you are unable to come in person, you may submit a research request. Please send a detailed written request to:
Research Committee
Andover Historical Society
97 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
or E-Mail your research request to:
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From Route 93-North: take Exit 41, Route 125 East, to Route 28 North, after the 3rd traffic light, Andover Historical Society will be on the left.
From Maine and Western Massachusetts
From Route 495 – East or West: take exit 41, Route 28 South, after the 7th traffic light (8th w/ Fire Station blinker), Andover Historical Society will be on the right.
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  1. I've chaired the Community Enrichment Team since 2008 where I discovered the parts of teaching that I missed most when I retired: working with children and facilitating learning. I've worked on many other projects as well. There’s always something new to learn and enjoy.

    Jim Redmond

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