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

Central Street

 
 
Central Street Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Human Construction (within shouting distance of this marker); Homage to Women (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Lowell National Historical Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lowell Manufacturing Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Merrimack St. Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Street of Lighting (approx. ¼ mile away); Steam Railroads In New England (approx. ¼ mile away); The Worker (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowell.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Marker located at base of clock tower on Central Street image. Click for full size.
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.
By Dawn Bowen, July 8, 2007
3. The Saab Building on Central Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,287 times since then and 23 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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