• Pawtucket canal with boat tour full of visitors with trolley in the background.

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Credit Card payments for interpretive fees.

    Beginning September 9, due to the federal government's fiscal year close out, only cash or check payments can be accepted for fees at the Boott Mills, canal boat tours, and for Interagency Passes. Credit cards will be accepted again on October 1, 2014. More »

  • Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium update.

    The Superintendents Compendium has been updated in regard to the use of unmanned aircraft in national park areas. More »

Lowell Notes

Lowell Notes

Lowell Notes

Lowell Notes are historic sketches of the people and places which make up the stories of Lowell National Historical Park
 
Topic Description Download
Lucy Larcom Writer, teacher, poet pdf
Nathan Appleton Boston Associate pdf
Sarah Bagley
Mill worker and activist
pdf
Boarding House Boarding house system for employees pdf
Kirk Boott Mill manager in early Lowell pdf
James B. Francis Industrial leader in early Lowell pdf
Harnessing Water Development of waterpower and canals pdf
Patrick Tracy Jackson Boston Associate pdf
Abbott Lawrence Boston Associate pdf

Did You Know?

Francis Gate/Guard Locks, Lowell, MA

There are 5.6 miles of canals at Lowell National Historical Park. The canals channeled the Merrimack River's 32 foot drop to Lowell's mills providing power for the mill machinery.