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

Stele for the Merrimack

Peter Gourfain

 

1996

 
Stele for the Merrimack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 25, 2013
1. Stele for the Merrimack Marker
Inscription.

Site: Tremont Yard at Western Canal.
Material: Bronze and granite.

A stele is a standing stone or slab with textured or inscribed surfaces which serves as a monument. This sculpture commemorates the wide variety of life generated by the Merrimack River. The four sides of the work include images of flora and fauna supported by the river, along with those of the people who have depended on the river throughout history.
 
Erected by Lowell Public Art Collection.
 
Location. 42° 38.917′ N, 71° 18.933′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Suffolk Street north of Father Morissette Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Tremont Place, Lowell MA 01854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Keepers of the Gate (a few steps from this marker); "Quiet as the Grave" (within shouting distance of this marker); Blending Old and New (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Suffolk Mill (about 400 feet away); St. Anne's Church (approx. mile away);

Stele for the Merrimack Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2018
2. Stele for the Merrimack Marker and Sculpture
Irish Labor (approx. mile away); Debating Slavery (approx. mile away); Life on the Corporation (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowell.
 
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Stele for the Merrimack image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 25, 2013
3. Stele for the Merrimack
Stele for the Merrimack image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 25, 2013
4. Stele for the Merrimack
Stele for the Merrimack Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2018
5. Stele for the Merrimack Sculpture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 23, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 26, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on June 23, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   5. submitted on May 26, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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