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Andover is located in Merrimack County. Alpine and cross country skiing available at Blackwater Ski Area. Visit nearby Elbow Pond, Highland Lake or the historic . Alpine and cross country skiing available at Blackwater Ski Area. Visit nearby Elbow Pond, Highland Lake or the historic [Cilleyvlbr].

The history of Andover from 1848-1977 was prominently shaped by the northern line of the Boston & Maine Railroad, which ran the width of town, past depots named Halcyon ([eastando]), Andover and Potter Place. The village of Potter Place had been named for Andover’s most famous resident, Richard Potter, America's first successful stage magician, ventriloquist, and hypnotist. In 1813 Potter, a successful performer, bought the 175-acre farm. Potter died in 1853 and his wife Sally died a year later. Both were buried in the front yard of their estate, but the bodies were later moved by the town to their current location to make room for a railroad. CODE left

Andover is located in [y33013]. Alpine and cross country skiing available at Blackwater Ski Area. Visit nearby Elbow Pond, Highland Lake or the historic [Cilleyvlbr].

The history of Andover from 1848-1977 was prominently shaped by the northern line of the Boston & Maine Railroad, which ran the width of town, past depots named Halcyon ([eastando]), Andover and Potter Place. The village of Potter Place had been named for Andover’s most famous resident, Richard Potter, America's first successful stage magician, ventriloquist, and hypnotist. In 1813 Potter, a successful performer, bought the 175-acre farm. Potter died in 1853 and his wife Sally died a year later. Both were buried in the front yard of their estate, but the bodies were later moved by the town to their current location to make room for a railroad.

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