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Lowell in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Central Street

 
 
Central Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 8, 2007
1. Central Street Marker
Inscription.  Central Street has long been the primary north-south axis in the city of Lowell. Originally laid out to provide transportation between East Chelmsford and Billerica, Central Street was converted to one of Lowell’s two major commercial streets (along with Merrimack Street) by town planners in the early 1820s. Central Street has since served as the site of many of the city's most prominent buildings and businesses.
 
Erected by City of Lowell.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 38.599′ N, 71° 18.511′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker can be reached from Central Street near Warren Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 159 Central Street, Lowell MA 01852, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Human Construction (within shouting distance of this marker); Simpson and Rowland Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pollard Exchange (about 700 feet away); Institute Building
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); McCarthy Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Fire Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Davis Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Homage to Women (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowell.
 
Marker located at base of clock tower on Central Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 8, 2007
2. Marker located at base of clock tower on Central Street
The Saab Building on Central Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 8, 2007
3. The Saab Building on Central Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,520 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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