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    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Lowell National Historical Park Holiday Hours 2009

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Date: December 15, 2009
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705

Lowell, Massachusetts.  In observance of the upcoming holidays, Lowell National Historical Park will be closed all day on December 25, 2009.  Lowell National Historical Park will reopen at 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, December 26.   The Boott Cotton Mills Museum will be closed on December 24th  & 25th. The park will also be closed on January 1, 2010, New Year’s Day.

 

During the holiday week, Saturday, December 26 through Thursday, December 31: the Visitor Center will be open daily, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and Boott Cotton Mills Museum will be open each day from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

 

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.

 

For more information about Lowell National Historical Park, visit www.nps.gov/lowe or call 978-970-5000.

Did You Know?

Photo of mill workers outside of a Boardinghouse

There were female and male overseers in the mills of Lowell in the 19th century. In Rev. Henry Miles' book, Lowell As It Was, and As It Is, he mentions that the Boott Cotton Mills has recently opened a new weave room and it is being overseen by two women overseers. More...