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Eastern Canal, Bridge & Armory Streets vicinity, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

Eastern Canal, Bridge & Armory Streets vicinity, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA



Significance: The opening of the Eastern Canal in 1835 marked the end of the second phase of construction of the Lowell Canal System as it had been planned in 1821. The Eastern Canal connected the Pawtucket and Merrimack Canals, and powered the Boott Mills.
Survey number: HAER MA-7
Building/structure dates: 1835 Initial Construction



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Proprietors of the Locks & Canals on the Merrimack River
Boott, Kirk
Francis, James B
Boott Manufacturing Company
Massachusetts Cotton Mills
Prescott Manufacturing Company
Hawley, Monica E, transmitter
Malone, Patrick M, historian
Ansteth, W Richard, photographer
Boucher, Jack, photographer




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