Genealogy News from LowellIrish

Good news for those researching or just interested in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery burial and other information for the Irish individuals and families who came to Lowell in the 19th century. Access to this information is an important addition to Lowell’s cultural/historical resources. Thanks and kudos to Dave McKean and…

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Walking from Mass. to Maine

Sorting old files in the attic yesterday, I found a New Yorker article I had torn out of the magazine and stapled: “A Reporter at Large: Memories of a Day’s Walk from Massachusetts to Maine” by Anthony Bailey, a Londoner who was raised in “old Hampshire.” The story is from…

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On this day August 9, 1852 ~ Thoreau’s “Walden” was published

A most quotable local author…. from the archive… Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” was published on August 9, 1852 August 9, 2014 by Marie Posted in Culture, Greater Lowell Leave a Comment On this day August 9, 1852, Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden; or, Life in the Woods” was published. “Walden” details…

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