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?
The factory bells dominated daily life in Lowell. They woke the workers at 4:30 a.m., called them into the mill at 4:50, rang them out for breakfast and back in, out and in for dinner, out again at 7 p.m. at the day's close. The whole city, it seemed, moved together and did the mills' bidding.