Andover - Town Seal
From Andover Answers
- The original town seal included just text: the town name, state, and date of incorporation.
- In 1995 John E. Whiting, a local jewler, designed a souvenir porcelin pin depicting the sale of the land from the Indians.
- When Andover celebrated it's 250th anniversary in 1896, Indian Chief Cutshumache, with a coat draped over his arm, holds a bag containing 6 English pounds. A banner was also commissioned using the same picture. Andover's 250th Anniversary Banner
- The design was adopted at the annual Town Meeting on March, 5, 1900.
- 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.
- Andover a Century of Change:1896 - 1996 by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric), page 188
- Andover Vertical File - Government - Town Seal
- Andover: Symbol of New England, by Claude Moore Fuess, page 373.
--Eleanor 12:39, July 13, 2007 (EDT)
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