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Holiday Hours during the Holidays 2007

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Date: December 19, 2007
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-970-1705

National Park Service Announces Holiday Closures



Lowell, Massachusetts.  In observance of the upcoming holidays, Lowell National Historical Park 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.



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.