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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Lowell,

city (1990 pop. 103,439), a seat of Middlesex co., NE Mass., at the confluence of the Merrimack and Concord rivers; settled 1653, set off from Chelmsford 1826, inc. as a city 1836. High-technology computer industries have developed there; other manufactures include electronic and electrical equipment, textiles, rubber products, chemicals, machine parts, foodstuffs, shoes, and plastics. The city grew after textile mills were built at Pawtucket Falls, and it became one of the major textile centers of the country. The Boott Cotton Mills Museum, several "mill girl" boardinghouses, and the town's historic canal system are preserved in the Lowell National Historical Park, which also traces 19th-century industrial development (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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 (table)); the American Textile History Museum is adjacent. A campus of the Univ. of Massachusetts is in Lowell. The city has several fine parks, and James WhistlerWhistler, James Abbott McNeill,
1834–1903, American painter, etcher, wit, and eccentric, b. Lowell, Mass.

Whistler was dismissed from West Point for insufficient knowledge of chemistry and from the U.S.
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's birthplace is preserved. Charles DickensDickens, Charles,
1812–70, English author, b. Portsmouth, one of the world's most popular, prolific, and skilled novelists. Early Life and Works

The son of a naval clerk, Dickens spent his early childhood in London and in Chatham.
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 visited Lowell in 1842 and described it in American Notes.

Bibliography

See J. P. Coolidge, Mill and Mansion (1942, repr. 1967); T. Bender, Toward an Urban Vision (1982).

Lowell

 

a city in the northeastern USA in Massachusetts, New England, situated by the rapids on the Merrimack River. Population, 94,000 (1970); 213,000 including suburbs.

In 1970, 20,000 people were employed in industry. Industrial equipment is manufactured in the city, and radio-electronics, textile, clothing, leather footwear, and printing industries are located there. In the second half of the 19th century, Lowell was the most important textile center in the USA (“the American Manchester”); a textile institute is in the city.

Lowell

1. Amy (Lawrence). 1874--1925, US imagist poet and critic
2. James Russell. 1819--91, US poet, essayist, and diplomat, noted for his series of poems in Yankee dialect, Biglow Papers (1848; 1867)
3. Robert (Traill Spence). 1917--77, US poet. His volumes of verse include Lord Weary's Castle (1946), Life Studies (1959), For the Union Dead (1964), and a book of free translations of European poems, Imitations (1961)
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