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Photos of the G.A.R. Restoration Celebration

The City of Lynn and volunteers are trying to secure grants and raise funds for a restoration of one of the city’s great treasures, the Grand Army of the Republic Museum. On Saturday, September 22, 2018 it was open as part of Essex County Trails and Sails for tours, and a block party was thrown…

The G.A.R. was open for Trails & Sails

The Grand Army of the Republic in downtown Lynn was open for tours this weekend as part of Essex County Trails and Sails. Over one-hundred people toured the landmark. Also open for Trails and Sails, the Lynn Museum, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church for its Tiffany windows, and guided walks in Lynn Woods and Pine Grove…

Civil War Commemoration on Lynn Common

This past weekend, June 3rd, 4th and 5th 2016, was another installment of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The series actually continues next year with even more events. The detailed schedule was posted in advance, here. Participants of course included the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) / Gen. Lander…

Emergency Facade Work Closes Andrew Street

4/29/16 – Andrew Street was closed today while “Emergency facade work” was performed on the historic Grand Army of the Republic Building according to an alert posted to the Lynn Police Department facebook page. Though the alert stated Andrew would be closed through 5pm, cars were coming through shortly after these photos were taken about…

Grand Army of the Republic

Sharing this photo of the G.A.R. building and museum on Andrew Street for Memorial Day, via the CSI: Lynn FB page. (Like it, if you like seeing lots of then & now photos of Lynn) Check out their Civil War Commemoration activities next weekend. Local coupons from Money Mailer!