Academy Hill Historic District, Andover

  • Address: Main St, Phillips St, School St, Chapel Ave and Salem St
  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by Abbot St, Morton St, Main St, Highland Rd, Hidden Rd and N of properties on Karlton Circle
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1832/00/00 Rev Samuel Francis Smith Education From 1829 to 1834, Samuel F Smith attends Andover Theological Seminary. He lives in a boarding house at 147 Main St run by Mrs Benjamin Gardner Hitchings, a captain's widow who came from Charlestown, MA in 1832 to educate her children in Andover.
1849/00/00 Rev Zephaniah Moore Humphrey Education Zepheniah M Humphrey graduates from Andover Theological Seminary in Andover, Massachusetts.


Phillips Academy, Andover

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Particulars for Academy Hill Historic District, Andover:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Higher Learning College
Area of Significance Education
Historic Use Educational related housing
Architectural Style Federal Style
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Architectural Style Mid 19th century revival
Attribute Moved property
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use School
Historic Use Single dwelling
Other Description Victorian eclectic

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 82000475
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mid 19th century revival, Other, Federal
Attribute: Victorian eclectic
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery, Moved property
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1750-1799, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1780, 1935
Associated People: Multiple
Historic Function: Education, Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: College, Single dwelling, School, Educational related housing
Current Function: Education, Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling College School Educational related housing

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