Introduction to Lowell, Indiana
The city, now known as Lowell, was originally inhabited by many native American tribes, including the Pottawatomies. In the late 1670s, the French settled in the region. The land on which the town stands today was officially purchased by the state in 1832. The city was named by its founder, Melvin Arthur Halsted, in honor of his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts.
Lowell and nearby Attractions
- Buckley Homestead
- Evergreen Park
- Matteson Historical Museum
- Brauer Museum of Art
- Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
- La Salle State Fish and Wildlife Area
Things To Do In Lowell
The town of Lowell celebrates the Buckley Homestead Fall Festival every October. The Redwing Lake, the Liberty Park, and the Lowell Commercial Historic District are in the area. Historic remnants at the Matteson Historical Museum are showcased. The Brauer Museum of Art and the La Salle State Fish and Wildlife Area are close by.
The Chicago Midway International Airport is the closest airport to the city.
Lowell Higher Education
The Indiana University-Northwest, the Praire State College, and the Purdue University offer higher educational classes.