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Address: Lowell, MA
Description: Jack Kerouac's grave draws many of the author's beatnik followers to Edson.

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A simple, humble resting place

If one gets Kerouac and has been influenced by his writing then one must visit to pay respects and thanks. Simple and humble - a long way from Père Lachaise but fitting in its own... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2014
Andrew S
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Canmore, Canada
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Canmore, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

If one gets Kerouac and has been influenced by his writing then one must visit to pay respects and thanks. Simple and humble - a long way from Père Lachaise but fitting in its own way.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This seemingly boring cemetery is the burial place of Jack Kerouac (fairly easy to find since it has no grass growing from all of the visitors).

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zagg35
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

A solemn thoughtful place to pay your respect to Jack Kerouac. An absolute must on any visit to Lowell.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

The cemetery was easy to locate but not within walking distance to other Lowell attractions. When we arrived, we asked at the front office where Kerouac's grave was, and they gave us a map. Without the map, it would have been difficult to find. Once we were to the gravesite, which was right off of one of the main roads,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

I had to visit Jack's grave on a recent visit to Lowell for a concert. It's pretty easy to find and is on the same road that takes you to Boarding House park( just rthe other direction). There is really nothing exceptional about the cemetary itself. We toasted Jack with a shot , took a quick picture and moved on.... More 

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