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.
The 19th-century Tremont Yard tunnels sit nearly forgotten, lying beneath the corporate offices of Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, not far from the 21st-century automobile traffic…Read Story →
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There’s so much to see and do in Lowell, a city that offers history, parks, culture, architecture and more. Some of its diverse offerings can…Read Story →