America - the Hymn
From Andover Answers
Samuel Francis Smith came to Andover in 1829 to attend Andover Theological Seminary. In 1832 Samuel Francis Smith wrote the words to America ("My Country Tis of Thee") in the house at 147 Main Street - now known as the "America House."
- Men of Andover by Claude Moore Fuess, page 45 - page 51 (Andover Room R920 Fue)
--Eleanor 14:58, February 13, 2006 (EDT)
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