Was Jacob Marley from Lowell?

It's Also History

It’s Also History: Tales & Tidbits from Alan’s Archives

Alan Foulds is a local historian who has written several historically related articles in addition to his book, “Boston’s Ballparks & Arenas.” He is a major contributor to the writing of “At Wood End.” Mr. Foulds is also Reading’s Town Moderator.

Jacob Marley, who was, in life, Scrooge’s partner, is deeply rooted in mid-19th century London, but was his character inspired by a story written in Lowell, Massachusetts? Listen in and decide for yourself, about Marley’s Middlesex County roots.

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