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Amelia's Last Lecture

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Date: July 7, 2008
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705

Lowell National Historical Park News Release

“Amelia's Last Lecture”

It is 1937. You are in the audience of Amelia Earhart's last public appearance before her round-the-world flight. Listen to first-hand accounts of record-breaking flights and her outspoken views on women's rights. At this free one hour program on Tuesday, July 8, you will hear of Amelia Earhart's courage and drive to succeed which has inspired girls and women for over 70 years. Find out why Amelia took on life-threatening challenges such as flying solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Her life still provides a great role model for boys and girls to dream big and work hard.

Linda Myer has portrayed Amelia Earhart for both children and adults in New England, New York, Chicago and California. She captures Amelia's courage, compassion, humor, and zest for life.

This FREE one hour program, as part of this summer’s Lowell Lyceum Series, takes place at the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street, Lowell, Massachusetts from 6:30pm -7:30pm on July 8th.

For more information on this and other Lyceum Series programs, please give
the park a call at (978) 970-5000, or visit the website at www.nps.gov/lowe



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Did You Know?

Historic etching, Lowell National Historical park

The population of Lowell grew dramatically during the years of industrial expansion-rising from about 2,500 in 1826 to more than 33,000 in 1850, when Lowell was the second largest city in Massachusetts.