Ryan Owen As the Lowell Historical Society’s Curator, Ryan sees many artifacts that find their way into his blog, Forgotten New England. A fourth-generation Lowellian, he has studied Merrimack Valley history since discovering genealogy in 1988. In his travels, he has learned Portuguese, walked County Limerick meadows, and learned that the most intriguing ancestors aren’t always the best behaved.
South Lowell’s Moore Street has been called “Sacred Heart” for its church, and “Spaghettiville” and “The Bleachery” for its factories.Read Story →
Even if you live in Chelmsford, there’s no guarantee you’ve heard of Thanksgiving Ground Forest. Its 45 acres of trails promise hours of fun for families.Read Story →
To step into the underground Tremont Yard tunnels is to step back in time; Explore these tunnels while learning about the history and heritage of Lowell.Read Story →
( sponsored ) To paraphrase late world-class chef and restaurateur Charlie Trotter, truly great restaurants need four elements in equal measure — cuisine, wine, service…Read Story →
( Sponsored ) Spring’s coming. And with spring comes a need to escape the confines of home. After a long New England winter, there’s nothing…Read Story →