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Timeline of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The story of the museum from 1860 to the present.

1860: Isabella Stewart marries John “Jack’’ Lowell Gardner Jr. in New York City. They move to Boston and begin living in the Back Bay.

1865: John Lowell III, the Gardners’ only child, dies at the age of 2.

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