Lowell Cemetery

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Lowell Cemetery
Lowellcemgate.jpg
Gate, Lawrence Street
Lowell Cemetery is located in Massachusetts
Lowell Cemetery
Location 77 Knapp Ave.
Lowell, Massachusetts
Nearest city Lowell, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°37′43″N 71°17′34″W / 42.62861°N 71.29278°W / 42.62861; -71.29278Coordinates: 42°37′43″N 71°17′34″W / 42.62861°N 71.29278°W / 42.62861; -71.29278
Built 1841
NRHP Reference # 98000543
Added to NRHP May 20, 1998

Lowell Cemetery is a cemetery located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Founded in 1841 [1] and located on the banks of the Concord River, the cemetery is one of the oldest garden cemeteries in the nation, inspired by Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Many of Lowell's wealthy industrialists are buried here, under ornate Victorian tombstones.

Ayer Lion, resting place of Dr. James Cook Ayer, patent medicine tycoon.

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