Over at the Lowell Irish website, church historian Dave McKean tells us how he got involved in collecting and preserving materials for a St. Patrick’s Church archive. He’s requesting help in adding to the collection:
I know that many of you out there have your roots in the Acre and St. Pats. That photo of Grandpa might be more than just that. It might show us the houses and layout of Adams St. The ribbon you kept from Nana with the medal of Mary might be a “premium” given out by the Sisters. You never know. Look around. Drop us a line. Save some history.
Read his full blog post here at LowellIrish.