Great Stone Dam

Merrimack River & MA 28
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Historic Document

Great Stone Dam is located in Essex County, Massachusetts certified as a historic location on Wednesday April 13, 1977. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Industry/Processing/Extraction, more specifically a Water Works, Energy Facility. Great Stone Dam was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Engineering.

Great Stone Dam Information

Other Name: Essex Company Dam
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1845, 1848
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Storrow,Charles; Bigelow,Charles
Architectural Style: Overflow weir
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Great Stone Dam Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 20
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Lawrence Historic Locations Essex County Historic Locations Massachusetts Historic Locations