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.
Read the full article here at the lowellsun.com : http://www.lowellsun.com/ci_17843562
Note: This portrait of Mayor Elisha Bartlett was restored thanks to a $500 gift from the Lowell Heritage Partnership.