December 19, 2007
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz
National Park Service Announces Holiday
Lowell, Massachusetts. In observance of the upcoming holidays, Lowell National
Visitor Center will close early on Monday, December 24th
at 2:00 pm and will remain closed all day on December 25, 2007. Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center
will be open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Monday, December 24, and will reopen at
9 am to 4:30 pm on Wednesday, December 26.
The park will also be closed on January 1, 2008, New Year’s Day.
During the holiday week,
Wednesday, December 26 through Sunday, December 30, the Visitor Center will be
open each day from 9 am to 4:30 pm; the Boott Cotton Mills Museum willbe
open 9:30 am to 4:00 pm except
Sunday, December 30, from11:00 am to 4:00 pm; the Mill Girls and Immigrants
Exhibit will be open 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm daily.
Lowell National Historical Park,
one of over 390 units of the National Park Service, preserves and interprets
the history of the American Industrial Revolution in Lowell, Massachusetts.
The park in downtown Lowell
includes historic cotton textile mills, 5.6 miles of power canals, operating
gatehouses, and worker housing.