American Novelist and Poet
Jack Kerouac in Fred W. McDarrah's New York apartment, Dec. 10, 1959

Jack in Fred W. McDarrah’s apartment, Dec. 10, 1959. Copyright: Fred McDarrah/Getty Images

Jack’s Lowell

Projects about Kerouac and Lowell, Massachusetts — the city of his birth and childhood

 

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Kerouac’s Lowell: A Life on the Concord & Merrimack Rivers

Photographs and essay by John Suiter

Jack’s city as seen through the lens of photographer John Suiter, author of Poets on the Peaks: Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen & Jack Kerouac in the Cascades.

National Historical Park Kerouac Exhibit (PDF)

Visitor Center, National Parks Service, Lowell, MA

View PDFs of exhibition panels on permanent display at the National Park in Lowell. The panels focus on Jack’s connection to the city, as well as his international legacy. In addition to a brief narrative of Jack’s life in Lowell, the panels include family photographs, a Lowell map with important sites, and a list of Jack’s Lowell-oriented novels. For best viewing, use “open in a new window” button .