Andover Historic Preservation


34 PEARSON ST34 pearson st (click to enlarge)

34 PEARSON ST

historical narrative

Owners:
Peter Grimanis (6/1994)
John P. McCarthy (12-12-72)

1. Edward McCarthy thru Ramona G. Gagnon; 2. McCarthy, Edward & John P. 6/23/34; 3. Boderader, Edward 12/12/72

Jacob Chickering, associated with Nathaniel Whittier, and later on his own, did numerous buildings associated with railroad industry. Most of Pearson Street houses were originally associated with railroad car building, repair shops, tin and blacksmith shops. Area "a beehive of activity" associated with railroads.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 34 PEARSON ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 34 pearson st
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: mid-19th century
Source: style njs
Style/Form: Gothic Revival
Architect/Builder: Jacob Chickering
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: less than one acre; 1,845 sq. ft. 43' frontage
Setting:
MHC inventory number: ANV.428
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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