Abbot Homestead


Abbot Homestead


Phillips Academy


The Abbot Homestead is also referred to as Abbot House (old) and the Abbot Farm. It is located on 9 Andover Street and has been lived in since its erection in 1685. Benjamin Abbot declared his neighbor Martha Allen Carrier to be a witch having threatened him and causing an open sore on his side. In August she was hanged. These are a photograph of the front of the house, an unknown artist's rendering of the same view, and a photograph of the rear of the house including the contented cows of the Abbots.


Andover -- Massachusetts


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History of the Academy

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Citation :

"Abbot Homestead," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #15596, (accessed August 20, 2017).