Simpson and Rowland Building

Simpson and Rowland Building (HM27VT)

Location: Lowell, MA 01852 Middlesex County
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N 42° 38.7', W 71° 18.599'

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—Downtown Lowell Historic District —

Middle Street's smaller residential buildings built in the 1830s and 1840s were rapidly replaced by four and five story commercial and light-industrial buildings like this one during the 1880s and 1890s. Wholesale grocers Simpson and Rowland operated here until 1929. Other early occupants included John McAskie, maker of tents, awnings, sails, and horse covers as well as Charles Robinson, a printer, all reflecting this street's transition from residential to commercial use in the late 19th century.
HM NumberHM27VT
Year Placed2016
Placed ByCity of Lowell and Lowell Historic Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 310632 N 4723980
Decimal Degrees42.64500000, -71.30998333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 38.7', W 71° 18.599'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 38' 42" N, 71° 18' 35.94" W
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Area Code(s)508, 978
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 80 Middle St, Lowell MA 01852, US
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