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A Lowell Cracker Savored

This a double cross-post linking a  “trip down memory lane” as recalled by our friend Dave McKeon at LowellIrish and my personal spin in a post on the Lowell Historical Society site.  The subject is simple – the famous Lowell Bradt’s Soda cracker. Did you ever have a Bradt’s cracker? A Lowell…

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Lowell’s Benjamin F. Butler, MC executing a DC “downhill”

Interesting Tweet from the U.S. House of Representatives document collection – of course there’s a Lowell connection. I guess that Member of Congress and former Civil War General – never a favorite with cartoonist and illustrators – didn’t need a box – he seems to be wearing skates! U.S. House HistoryVerified account‏@USHouseHistory                                Jan 21…

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