Andover - Town Seal

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*The original town seal included just text: the town name, state, and date of incorporation.
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* The original town seal included just text: the town name, state, and date of incorporation.
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* In 1895 John E. Whiting, a local jewler, designed a porcelin pin depicting the sale of the land from the Indians as a souvenir for the Town's 250th anniversary.
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* In 1895 John E. Whiting, a local jewler, designed a porcelin pin depicting the sale of the land that was to become Andover from the Indians as a souvenir for the Town's 250th anniversary.
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**The town adapted this design for the town seal. A banner was also commissioned using the same picture. [http://andoverma.gov/about/250th.php Andover's 250th Anniversary Banner]
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** A banner was also commissioned using the same picture. [http://andoverma.gov/about/250th.php Andover's 250th Anniversary Banner]
** The new town seal was adopted at the annual Town Meeting on March, 5, 1900.
** The new town seal was adopted at the annual Town Meeting on March, 5, 1900.
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* For the Town's 350th anniversary, the Town requisitioned a painting of the seal for the selectman's meeting Room. Kristoffel Meulen, then a high school senior, was chosen.
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* For the Town's 350th anniversary, the Town requisitioned a painting of the seal for the selectman's meeting room. Kristoffel Meulen, then a high school senior, was chosen.
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* [http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1VO23D1142234.6117&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=&index=.AW&term=andover+a+century+of+change&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus ''Andover a Century of Change:1896 - 1996''] by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric), page 188
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=487303&t=andover%20a%20Century%20of%20Change&tp=title&d=0&hc=1&rt=title ''Andover a Century of Change:1896 - 1996''] by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric), page 188
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* [http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=11O4HC2618187.103035&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=fuess&index=.AW&term=symbol&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus Andover: Symbol of New England], by Claude Moore Fuess,(974.45 Fuess), page 373
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=250279&t=Andover%3A%20Symbol%20of%20New%20England&tp=title&d=0&hc=1&rt=title Andover: Symbol of New England], by Claude Moore Fuess,(974.45 Fuess), page 373
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* "Sealed with Historical Inaccuracies" Andover Townsman, February 1, 2007
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* "Sealed with Historical Inaccuracies" ''Andover Townsman'', February 1, 2007
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* "New Town Seal," Andover Townsman, March 9, 1900
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* "New Town Seal," ''Andover Townsman'', March 9, 1900
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* [http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=11389I5VR6171.20174&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=33&source=%7E%21horizon&index=.ET&term=townswoman%27s+andover&aspect=subtab783&x=2&y=8#focus ''The Townswoman's Andover''] by Bessie Goldsmith (974.45 Gol), page 2
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=266287&t=The%20Townswoman%27s%20Andover&tp=title&d=0&hc=1&rt=title ''The Townswoman's Andover''] by Bessie Goldsmith (974.45 Gol), page 2
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* [http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=11N4354QR9234.103672&profile=man&source=~!horizon&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!777748~!0&ri=1&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=town+and+city+seals+of+massachusetts&index=.ET&uindex=&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ri=1#focus ''Town and City Seals of Massachusets''], by Allan Forbes (929.9 For volume 2), page 6
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=777748&t=Town%20and%20City%20Seals%20of%20Massachusetts&tp=title&d=0&hc=2&rt=title ''Town and City Seals of Massachusetts''], by Allan Forbes (929.9 For volume 2), page 6
* Andover Vertical File - Government - Town Seal
* Andover Vertical File - Government - Town Seal
* There is a color picture of the seal on the Andover Finance Report for 1976
* There is a color picture of the seal on the Andover Finance Report for 1976

Revision as of 16:57, June 30, 2011

  • The original town seal included just text: the town name, state, and date of incorporation.
  • In 1895 John E. Whiting, a local jewler, designed a porcelin pin depicting the sale of the land that was to become Andover from the Indians as a souvenir for the Town's 250th anniversary.
  • For the Town's 350th anniversary, the Town requisitioned a painting of the seal for the selectman's meeting room. Kristoffel Meulen, then a high school senior, was chosen.


...Cocoanut and Decoration Day.... click to enlarge
...Cocoanut and Decoration Day.... click to enlarge



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--Eleanor 12:39, July 13, 2007 (EDT)

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