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Digital Gaston County

Lowell, N.C.

Lowell History Items

Available at the Lowell Community Center
505 W 1st St.
704-824-3518

  • 1879 Charter establishing the town
  • Lowell Mayors and Council 1879-2017
  • Timeline of Lowell Events, as well as NC, US, and worldwide 1879-2017
  • Lowell in 1879 / Peek at the Past

  • Census for Lowell from 1880 (52); 1900 (289); 1920 (1066); 1940 (1811) and index of names.
    • Also some genealogical information
  • Master list of indexed names from all sources (6370)

  • Occupations listed for Lowell in censuses.
  • Histories of some of Lowell's churches
  • Histories of Lowell schools

  • Copies of 8 patent applications from Lowell residents
  • 2014 list of military veterans from Lowell including theatre of war;
    • some buried in Edgewood Cemetery.

  • Database of Lowell businesses -- 118 firms
  • 170 books, documents, newspaper articles, letters, etc.
  • Holbrook High Yearbooks for 1942; 1947; 1948; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1982
  • 191 photographs with 70% subjects/individuals identified
  • 78 miscellaneous artifacts including family histories, scrapbooks, maps and plats

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