Along Lawrence Street in Lowell, one comes across a large cemetery that has been in existence since the early 19th century. Lowell Cemetery has served as the main venue for burials in Lowell for centuries, and continues to be a popular destination when one has to make the tough decision of where to bury a loved one. Eighty-five acres in size, and with a landscape that is nothing short of breathtaking, Lowell Cemetery is one of the crown jewels of the city for whose name it bears. For generations residents of Lowell have used the cemetery as their gateway to immortality, placing elaborate headstones and making use of the naturally beautiful landscape to cement their place in memory. The beauty of Lowell Cemetery is its consistency, its ability to look amazing in any season. Whether it is a harsh New England winter or a peaceful summer the cemetery shines amongst a backdrop of parks and busy streets. It was one of the first garden cemeteries in America, a place where people could get away from the crowded mass that was the early burial ground. Sharing a large tract of land with the city's most famous park, the cemetery uses ancient trees and rolling grass to immortalize its residents in a scene befitting of a postcard. During the fall
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