The Lowell Cemetery is a non-municipal and non-denominational cemetery. 

77 Knapp Ave, Lowell, MA 01852 | 978-454-5191

Charles Louis Willoughby

Charles Louis Willoughby grew up in Lowell and was a clothing merchant who developed a chain of stores called Boston Square Dealing - One Price Clothing. His very first store was on Central Street. He moved to Chicago and founded Willoughby & Hill Department Stores. He invested in Chicago real estate and was a member of the Chicago Stock Exchange. In 1881, he commissioned $200,000 to Paul Philippoteaux to paint the Gettysburg Cyclorama which was exhibited in Chicago . He summered in Plymouth Massachusetts and his summer home is now the Mayflower Society House. He is buried in the Lowell Cemetery along with his parents and siblings. They all returned to Lowell for their final resting spot. (Photo credit of CW to the Mayflower Society House)

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