Cambridge Encyclopedia » Cambridge Encyclopedia Vol. 45

Lawrence - Geography, Education, Christianity, Politics, Artistry, Military, Music, American community founding, Business

merrimack city

42º43N 71º10W, pop (2000e) 72 000. City in Essex Co, NE Massachusetts, USA; located on the R Merrimack in the Merrimack Valley, 40 km/25 mi N of Boston; gained city status, 1853; birthplace of Leonard Bernstein and Ernest Lawrence Thayer; railway; historic mill buildings along the river; textiles, paper, plastics, rubber, leather.

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