National Get Outdoors Day: Explore Dickens’ Lowell
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Lowell, MA - Lowell National Historical Park is leading an exciting walking tour of Lowell in Dickens' Lowell. In addition the park is waiving museum fees at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum June 9, 2012 in recognition of "National Get Outdoors Day. Participants from federal agencies, nonprofit organizations, and the recreation industry are again teaming up to host the 5th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun at sites across the nation. On Saturday, June 9, 2012, these diverse partners will offer opportunities for American families to experience traditional and non-traditional types of outdoor activities.
Did You Know?
Gamblers today can buy a "lucky cologne" which has its origins in the heart of Lowell National Historical Park. One of several local patent medicine companies, E.W. Hoyt & Co. produced personal products like Rubifoam tooth cleaner and Hoyt's German Cologne on Middlesex Street during the late 1800's.