Andover Bookstore / Andover Press

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  • Andover's First Printing Press was set up in 1798 by Ames and Parker
  • In 1809 Deacon Mark Newman became the bookseller to Phillips Academy. His bookstore was located on the first floor of the Andover Theological Seminary.
  • In 1813 Dr. Eliphalet Pearson moved the printing press to the second floor of Newman's building.
  • The Andover Press and the Andover Bookstore evolved together.
  • The Andover Bookstore is the oldest business still in operation. It is now located in Olde Andover Village.


  • Andover Townsman, January 28, 1954, page 3.

--Eleanor 16:40, February 8, 2006 (EST)

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