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0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8c900000 When you’re just driving by, they all look pretty much the same.“The green and white markers everyone sees around our highways; to mark important events, important people, important things about New Hampshire.”When you look a little closer, you find each of the state’s 236 historical markers tells a unique story. In this series, Michael Brindley tells some of those stories.

Marking History: Potter Place In Andover

Andover is home to the village of Potter Place, named after Richard Potter, a famous magician and ventriloquist.

And it’s in this village where the town’s Potter Place railroad station still stands.

The town’s historical society maintains the station.

It was located on the Northern Railroad, which ran from Boston, through White River Junction, and continued to Montreal.

As part of our occasional series, Marking History, NHPR’s Michael Brindley visits Andover, where a local historian explains the story behind Potter Place.

Michael serves as NHPR's Program Director. Michael came to NHPR in 2012, working as the station's newscast producer/reporter. In 2015, he took on the role of Morning Edition producer. Michael worked for eight years at The Telegraph of Nashua, covering education and working as the metro editor.

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