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Wilmot Historical Society

Wilmot Historical Society press release The Wilmot Historical Society (WHS) will hold its Annual Meeting at the Wilmot Community Association’s red barn next to the Wilmot Post Office at 64 Village Road in Wilmot Flat on Sunday, November 4, at 1 PM. A fun program will follow. The meeting, including election of officers and changes […]

Tucker Mountain Schoolhouse

By Donna Baker-Hartwell Andover Historical Society The Tucker Mountain School House will hold its last Open House for the season on Sunday, October 14, from 1 to 3 PM. As reported in last month’s Beacon, the 1837 building is getting a facelift which includes exterior painting and restored and rebuilt window sashes. Come and see […]

Some History “Near The Little Lake” In East Andover

By Tim Frost For the Beacon “Nebessek” is an Indian word meaning “near the little lake.” The building on Highland Lake that bore that name was a stately, three-story house with attached shed and large barn, perhaps built in the late 1800s. It was owned by the Flanders family. Story has it that the house […]

Andover Historical Society Pot Luck Supper

By Susan Norris Andover Historical Society On Thursday, October 18, everyone is welcome to gather at the Highland Lake Grange Hall in East Andover for the Andover Historical Society’s yearly celebration of all things gone well this past year. Visit, eat yummy food, and over dessert and coffee enjoy our speaker, who is sponsored by […]

50 Years Ago

Here’s some old news from the Andover, East Andover, West Andover, Potter Place, and Cilleyville “gossip” columns of the Franklin Journal Transcript, selected by Heather Makechnie. October 4, 1962: Congratulations to Mr. Timothy and Elizabeth Ferry (Emery) Frost, who were married Friday night at Andover Congregational Church in a candlelight ceremony. Timothy is the son […]

Tucker Mountain Schoolhouse Holds Final Open House Of The Season

Tucker Mountain Schoolhouse Holds Final Open House Of The Season

By Donna Baker-Hartwell Andover Historical Society The Tucker Mountain School House will hold its last Open House for the season on Sunday, October 14, from 1 to 3 PM. As reported in last month’s Beacon, the 1837 building is getting a facelift which includes exterior painting and restored and rebuilt window sashes. Come and see […]