Andover Historic Preservation

42 SCHOOL ST42 school st (click to enlarge)


historical narrative

Present owner - Joshua and Phebe Miner
1830 map -no. 1852 map - Mrs. Putnam
1872 atlas - Rev. C. Smith, no barn, pastor Cong. Church
1884 atlas - Rev. C. Smith, clergyman, photo at South Church
1888 map - J. C. Cable - a fourth rear portion is shown
1906 atlas - Dr. Chamberlain Estate, 2 bay windows and wrap around, west corner porch along with a free standing barn
1926 atlas - Dr. Chamberlain Estate , same as 1906
1930 - no name projecting central section and free standing barn.
Directories - 1985, 1977, 1969 Joshua and Phebe Miner and Phillip Scarff III. (Joshua founder of Outward Bound, teacher at Phillips Academy). 1966 vacant. 1964,1965, 1945 James and Georgeanna Selden and Margaret E. b.1886. 1935 James K. and Anne E. Selden (many Seldens in Lawrence). 1923 Edward G Selden boards, George L. Mrs. Selden house. James K Selden h. 118 Main Street, Katherine Selden boards 42 School - Boston Landscape Arch. , Marion Selden boards 42 School St.


maps, atlas, directories at Andover Historical Society

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 42 SCHOOL ST
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 42 school st
Historic Name:
Present Use:
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1833
Source: Bessie Goldsmith, pg. 65 The Townswoman's Andover
Style/Form: Other
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Acreage: 1.32 acres
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Barbara Thibault
Organization: Andover Historical Society
Date: 5/88

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