First Mayor of Lowell – Dr. Elisha Bartlett


Dr. Elisha Bartlett – First Mayor of Lowell Massachusetts. Portrait in Oil – Thomas Bayley Lawson.

Portraits of forty-one former mayors have been hung in the City Hall in tribute.  This presentation is part of the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Lowell’s incorporation as a city. Do not miss the Jen Myers article on the “Mayors of Lowell” in today’s Lowell Sun where she especially highlights the first Mayor – Dr. Elisha Bartlett.

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Note: This portrait of Mayor  Elisha Bartlett was restored thanks to a $500 gift from the Lowell Heritage Partnership. 

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