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Edson Cemetery

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Edson Cemetery Map - Overview (PDF)

  • This 46 acre cemetery is located at 1375 Gorham Street and is the largest of Lowell’s cemeteries with over 10,000 lot owners.
  • The first 30 acres were purchased in 1846 from William and Hannah Spence. Additional cemetery land was acquired in 1877 and Edson Point was purchased in 1924. It was officially designated as Cemetery No. 3 at the time of its purchase.
  • Jack Kerouac, the poet for whom Kerouac Park is named, is buried here. His gravesite is located at Lincoln and Seventh Avenue and attracts year round visitors from all over the world.