These maps of Lowell provide a fascinating look at the city’s evolution since its early 19th-century founding. The maps are a window into how an industrial boom spurred the city’s progress and altered its landscape. From the development of the canal system to the expansion of surrounding residential neighborhoods, these maps are a helpful for tracing the city’s evolution.

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Plans for the Town of Lowell 1832_Lowe_14441jpg.
Two Kodalith tone negatives titled "Plan / of the Town of / Lowell / and / Belvedere Village. /Taken by measurement / by / Benj. Mather, / 1832." The negative shows the location of buildings in the described area.
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