Folk Festival Parking and Schedule Changes
While the park helps the city prepare for and celebrate the Lowell Folk Festival, the Visitor Center parking lot at 304 Dutton St. will be closed Wed July 23-Mon July 28. Also check our Operating Hours page for changes to tour and exhibit schedules. More »
Ieri e Oggi Yesterday and Today
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-970-1705
Contact: Mehmed Ali, 978-275-1826
Enjoy the history of the Italian Community of Lowell at the National Park’s new website:
This new web exhibit details the rich history of the Italian community of Lowell, Massachusetts and the contributions of the people who helped build the city. We are continuing to collect historical images to expand this web exhibit and are interested in having you contact us if you have photographs or documents that you can share.
Did You Know?
The Boyden Observatory of Bloemfontein, South Africa owes its existence to Uriah Boyden who left over $200,000 at his death in 1879. Mr. Boyden, an inventor, patented an outward flow turbine. He sold it to the Appleton Mills in Lowell, MA where he worked, home of Lowell National Historical Park.