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Lynn’s Gem: Lynn Woods

By Rianon Prushinski   Lynn Woods Reservation, found on Pennybrook Road, is a 2,2000-acre park that offers trails for running, hiking, biking, horseback riding, etc. The Reservation was founded in 1881. It occupies a lot of space and is the second-largest municipal park in the United States.

Bite-Size Lynnformation: Episode 3

By Dakota Carnes Lynn Museum Podcast · Bite-Size Lynnformation: Episode 3   Lynn is known for the shoe factories that ran the city. But what about the silk mills? What about those who worked there? This episode talks about James Halliday, a wood carver who created many printing

Bite-Size Lynnformation: Episode 2

By Dakota Carnes   Lynn Museum Podcast · Bite-Size Lynnformation: Episode 2   The second episode of Bite-Size Lynnformation focuses on Marshmallow Fluff. The company responsible for the sweet treat, Durkee and Mower, is located in Lynn Massachusetts.   To access the transcript of the episode, click here.   Sound Effects provided by:

Lynn Shoemaker’s Strike

By Rianon Prushinski   February 22nd, 1860 ushered in the Lynn Shoemakers’ Strike, also known as the New England Shoemakers’ Strike. It began with 3,000 workers walking out of shoe factories in protest, but the cause grew until 20,000 workers from over 25 towns advocated against grueling

Edmund Carleton Brown Sr. and Pearl Anderson Brown honored at the Community Brotherhood Club on Friday for their years of service to the Lynn community. (Spenser R. Hasak, 2017)

Lynn Legacy, Edmund Carleton Brown Sr., Passes Away at 102

  Edmund Carleton Brown Sr., 102, of Fayetteville, North Carolina formally of Lynn, Massachusetts passed away of natural causes on April 3, 2021. Edmund was born on October 29, 1918 to Edmund W. Brown and Ruth C. Reesby in Lynn, Massachusetts.   As a child, he delivered newspapers