The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.
The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.
Thompson and Ray Hews, the chairman, who were both at the ground breaking on April 27, 1997. The church was dedicated in January of 1998.
John A. Dow, chairman of the National Christmas Tree Project Committee of the Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce, was a key figure in the project.