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    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Park Newspaper


2012 Lowell Offering

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The Lowell Offering is the Park's official newspaper and visitor guide. You can find comprehensive information about the Park in each of the annual editions below.
Read the Summer & Fall 2013 Lowell Offering (PDF)
Download & Print the Summer & Fall 2013 Lowell Offering (PDF)
Read the Spring 2013 Lowell Offering (PDF)
Read the 2012 Lowell Offering (PDF)

Read the 2011 Lowell Offering (PDF)
Read the 2010 Lowell Offering (PDF)
Read the 2009 Lowell Offering (PDF)

Historically the "Lowell Offering" was an arts and literature periodical published by local mill girls starting in 1840. The Park newspaper shares the same title as a tribute to its periodical predecessor.

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...