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Lowell and the American Civil War: Exhibits and Events

The City of Lowell commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War with the following exhibits and events. We hope you'll make time for these programs during Lowell Film Festival weekend or that you'll come for a return visit!

LECTURE: Lowell and the Civil War - by Richard Howe, Jr.
Saturday, April 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Hall of Flags, Lowell Memorial Auditorium
50 East Merrimack Street, Lowell
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EXHIBIT: Lowell and the Civil War -- First Blood: The Lexington of 1861
Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center
40 French Street, Lowell
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TOURS: Cemetery Tours at Historic Lowell Cemetery with Richard Howe, Jr.
Friday, May 6 (1 p.m.) and Saturday, May 7 (10 a.m.)
Friday, May 20 (1 p.m.) and Saturday, May 21 (10 a.m.)
Tours depart at the Lowell Cemetery Knapp Avenue Entrance and are 90 minutes long. Learn about persons buried at each stop on the tour and their accomplishments or circumstances relating to larger themes in Lowell and American history. Also included is information about burial rituals and cemetery art.
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