Lowell and the Flu Pandemic of 1918

Saturday, September 221:00—2:30 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomPollard Memorial Library401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Free event! Presented by Walter Hickey and the Lowell Historical Society

Spanish Influenza, Influenza, Flu, Grippe, La Grippe…by whatever name it was called, Lowell was impacted by this Pandemic. 

From mid-September to December, there were 7394 Influenza cases with 163 deaths. This was in addition to many deaths officially attributed to various strains of pneumonia. Businesses, Churches and schools were ordered closed or had their
hours shortened. 

This program will present a brief overview of that time, 100 years ago.

No Registration Required