Lowell National Historical Park honors veterans with fee free weekend at Boott Cotton Mills Museum, November 9 - 11, 2013
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Lowell, MA –In honor of Veterans Day, Lowell National Historical Park will be waiving museum fees for all visitors at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Saturday, November 9, through Monday, November 11, 2013.Lowell National Historical Park would like to invite our communities to visit this weekend to learn more about the history, heritage and people of Lowell.
The Boott Cotton Mills Museum tells the story of America's Industrial Revolution, labor, and the rise, fall, and rebirth of Lowell. The museum includes an operating 1920's weaveroom, is currently open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.Visitors are encouraged to begin their visit at the National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street.
Did You Know?
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...