The historic Lowell Cemetery offers group tours each spring and fall for the public to enjoy an interesting walk through our beautiful garden style cemetery. The tours focus on both art and history and explore early mourning customs. Learn about the significance of Victorian monument symbols and listen to engaging anecdotes about the people buried here.
The spring and fall tours are conducted by local historian and Register of Deeds, Richard Howe, Jr. All tours are free to the public and reservations are not required. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring an umbrella if the weather is questionable. There is plenty of parking inside the Cemetery. The Spring Tours begin at the Lawrence Street entrance to the Cemetery and the Fall Tours begin at the Knapp Avenue entrance.
Private tours for school groups, garden clubs, historical societies, and social organizations can be arranged by contacting the Cemetery office at: [email protected] or by calling the Cemetery office at: 978-454-5191
Spring Tour Dates: TBD. These tours begin at the Lawrence Street entrance to the Cemetery.
Fall Tour Dates: TBD. These tours begin at the Knapp Avenue entrance to the Cemetery.
Also available to accompany your tour is: MOURNING GLORY, The Story of Lowell Cemetery by historian and former Cemetery Trustee, Catherine L. Goodwin.