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Lowell Canal System, Merrimack & Concord Rivers, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

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Lowell Canal System, Merrimack & Concord Rivers, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

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Significance: The City of Lowell is generally considered to be the birthplace of large-scale manufacturing in the U.S. Begun as a transportation canal, the Lowell Canal System evolved, during the 19th century, into one of America's foremost water power sites.
Survey number: HAER MA-1
Building/structure dates: 1795- 1803 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1822-1836 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1839-1945 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1846-1849 Subsequent Work

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1969 - 1980
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Baldwin , Laommi
Jackson , Patrick Tracy
Francis , James B
Proprietors of the Locks & Canals on the Merrimack River
Middlesex Company
Hamilton Manufacturing Company
Merrimack Manufacturing Company
Suffolk Manufacturing Company
Tremont Manufacturing Company
Boott Mills
Massachusetts Cotton Mills
Jackson, Jonathan
Tyler, Joseph
Clark, Thomas
Varnum, James
Weston
Boston Manufacturing Company
Lowell, Francis Cabot
Appleton, Nathan
Moody, Paul
Boott, Kirk
Dutton, Warren
Boott, John W
Goulding, John
Tyler, Nathan
Whipple, Oliver
Appleton, William
Appleton, Ebenezer
Blaney, Charles
Cumiskey, Hugh
Rand, Deacon
Kittredge, J G
Hurd, Thomas
Lewis, Joel
Lowell Manufacturing Company
Appleton Manufacturing Company
Lawrence Manufacturing Company
Jackson Company
Middlesex Canal Company
Boyden, Uriah
Baldwin, Laommi
Whistler, George
Baldwin, James
Storrow, Charles
Worthern, William
Lowell Machine Shop
Hawley, Monica E, transmitter
Lawrence Manufacturing Company, delineator
French, Frederick, delineator
Boucher, Jack, photographer
Malone, Patrick M, historian
Howland, Mark M, delineator
Chrisney, Margy, delineator
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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