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National Park Service Announces Holiday Closures

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Date: December 20, 2011
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705

 

Lowell, Massachusetts.In observance of the upcoming holidays, Lowell National Historical Park is adjusting schedules:

·All Park facilities will be closed all day on Sunday, December 25, 2011 and on Sunday, January 1, 2012, New Year's Day.The Visitor Center and the Boott Cotton Mills Museum and the Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit will close at 3:00pm on Saturday, December 24

·Lowell National Historical Park will reopen at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, December 26.

During the holiday week, Monday, December 26 through Saturday, December 31:

·The Visitor Center will be open daily, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

·Boott Cotton Mills Museum will be open each day from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

·The Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit will be open from 1:30pm-5:00pm during this period.

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 the web site at 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...