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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2AWI_our-soldiers-lot-a-war-memorial_Framingham-MA.html
This tablet in honor of John Nixon Captain of Minute Men at Concord Colonel at Bunker Hill Brigadier General at Governor's Island and Saratoga On Council of War with Washington Born Framingham March 1, 1727 Died Middlebury, Vt. March 24,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29W4_henry-david-thoreau_Concord-MA.html
"as I am measuring along the Marlboro Road- a fine little blue-slate butterfly fluttered over the chain" To support his philosophical and scientific endeavors, Henry David Thoreau practiced the profession of surveying to earn a li…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27VZ_j-c-ayer-company-laboratory_Lowell-MA.html
This Italianate style building along with one to the rear on Middle Street was home to one of Lowell's largest patent medicine companies, J.C. Ayer & Company. A major Lowell industry, patent medicine companies like Ayer served national markets and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27VX_florence-patti-marion_Lowell-MA.html
Florence was the guiding light of the Lowell Summer Music Festival at Boarding House Park for seven years. Instantly recognizable, she was the woman with the big smile and the bright red hair who welcomed audiences each weekend. Her energy, inte…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27VT_simpson-and-rowland-building_Lowell-MA.html
Middle Street's smaller residential buildings built in the 1830s and 1840s were rapidly replaced by four and five story commercial and light-industrial buildings like this one during the 1880s and 1890s. Wholesale grocers Simpson and Rowland opera…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27VR_pollard-exchange_Lowell-MA.html
Middle Street was first developed in the 1830s and 1840s as a residential street, then largely redeveloped in the 1880s and 1890s with four and five story commercial and light-industrial buildings like this one. Originally known as the Parker Bloc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27VO_central-fire-station_Lowell-MA.html
Lowell's main fire station burned down in 1888 and although centrally located, was difficult to access on Middle Street. Palmer Street was cut through between Market and Merrimack Streets in 1889, improving access, and this new firehouse was built…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27VJ_mccarthy-building_Lowell-MA.html
When Palmer Street was created in 1889, new lots along the street were quickly built upon including this corner building, designed in the Queen Anne style popular for Lowell commercial buildings in the 1880s and 1890s. Originally five stories in h…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27VH_institute-building_Lowell-MA.html
Middle Street was first developed in the 1830s and 1840s as a residential street, then largely redeveloped in the 1880s and 1890s with four and five story commercial and light-industrial buildings like this one. Originally known as the Burke Block…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27UR_cherry-and-webb-building_Lowell-MA.html
One of several large department stores historically downtown, Cherry and Webb was located here since 1889 and in 1924, extensively reconstructed the building in early Art Deco style with polychromatic terra cotta. This building actually incorporat…
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