Old City Hall

Old City Hall (HM27SN)

Location: Lowell, MA 01852 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 38.743', W 71° 18.712'

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—Downtown Lowell Historic District —

Lowell's Greek Revival style "Town House" originally had a large meeting hall upstairs. Town meetings ended in 1836 when Lowell became a city but the meeting hall continued in public use including a speech by Illinois Congressman Abraham Lincoln in 1848. The first City library in the nation opened here in 1845. The current City Hall opened in 1893 and by 1896, the building was sold and privately remodeled. Rehabilitated in 1987, the exterior reflects the building's 1896 Colonial Revival appearance.
HM NumberHM27SN
Year Placed2016
Placed ByCity of Lowell and Lowell Historic Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 25th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 310480 N 4724064
Decimal Degrees42.64571667, -71.31186667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 38.743', W 71° 18.712'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 38' 44.58" N, 71° 18' 42.72" W
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Area Code(s)508, 978
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 222 Merrimack St, Lowell MA 01852, US
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