Central Fire Station

Central Fire Station (HM27VO)

Location: Lowell, MA 01852 Middlesex County
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N 42° 38.697', W 71° 18.648'

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—Downtown Lowell Historic District —

Lowell's main fire station burned down in 1888 and although centrally located, was difficult to access on Middle Street. Palmer Street was cut through between Market and Merrimack Streets in 1889, improving access, and this new firehouse was built fronting on the newly created street. Designed in the Romanesque Revival style by local architects Merrill and Cutler who also designed the current City Hall (1893), it served as Lowell's main station until 1972.
HM NumberHM27VO
Year Placed2016
Placed ByCity of Lowell and Lowell Historic Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 310565 N 4723976
Decimal Degrees42.64495000, -71.31080000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 38.697', W 71° 18.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 38' 41.82" N, 71° 18' 38.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)508, 978
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45 Palmer St, Lowell MA 01852, US
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