Lowell Historical Society Presents “J.C. Ayer & Co, and the Civil War” Today!

This is a cross post from the blog – richardhowe.com:

Today ~ Lowell Historical Society Presents “J.C. Ayer Co. and the Civil War”

BY MARIE

The Lowell Historical Society is sponsoring a program today – Sunday October 24, 2011 – on the activities of J.C. Ayer & Co during the Civil War. The presentation will begin at1 p.m. at Middlesex Community College – in the  Federal Building, 50 Kearney Square and is open to the public with free parking in the MCC lot.

James Cook Ayer started his medicine manufacturing empire in Lowell in 1841. J.C. Ayer & Co. remained in business in Lowell until 1943. J.C. Ayer’s tribute to Victory resides in front of City Hall.

One thought on “Lowell Historical Society Presents “J.C. Ayer & Co, and the Civil War” Today!”

  1. Can someone tell me what happened to the Ayer Company after Dr. Ayer died?

    All I can find is that the company left Lowell in 1943.

    Was it sold?

    If sold to whom?

    Did it go out of business?

    When did it cease manufacture?

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