Credit Card payments for interpretive fees.
Beginning September 9, due to the federal government's fiscal year close out, only cash or check payments can be accepted for fees at the Boott Mills, canal boat tours, and for Interagency Passes. Credit cards will be accepted again on October 1, 2014. More »
Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium update.
The Superintendents Compendium has been updated in regard to the use of unmanned aircraft in national park areas. More »
National Park Travelers Club Coming to Lowell National Historical Park
National Park Travelers Club
Lowell National Historical Park
Over 50 members of the National Park Travelers Club from throughout the country will expand their passion for the parks and the telltale “National Park Passport” cancellation stamps as the Club arrives in Lowell to visit Lowell National Historical Park for their annual conference on August 1-3. The club provides networking and recognition opportunities for visitors to America’s National Park System. In addition, the club acts to support and expand appreciation of the National Park System.
As a means of documenting their National Park travels, visitors can collect park cancellation stamps from each site to put in their book. Eastern National sells a passport book for the National Parks. The stamp usually includes the date of the visit and the site name. Each year a sheet of sticker stamps of different park sites is produced to incorporate into the passport booklet. Eastern National is the cooperating association and operates sales outlets at Lowell National Historical Park and many other park units.
Due to popular demand Lowell NHP has added new site specific cancellation stamps for visitors to collect. The locations where stamps are available during each site’s operating hours in Lowell include: Boott Cotton Mills Museum, Mill Girls & Immigrants Exhibit, "River Transformed" Exhibit, Francis Gate/Guard Locks, Moody Street Feeder Gatehouse, Pawtucket Gatehouse, Trolley 1601, Trolley 1602, Trolley 4131, and the Streetcar 966, "Desire".
For more information please visit www.nps.gov/lowe or call the park at 978-970-5000.
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...