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April 10, 2014
Lowell Celebrates National Park Week April 19 – 27, 2014!
Lowell Celebrates National Park Week April 19 – 27, 2014! Fee free at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum April 19 & 20. Special 30th anniversary of the Lowell Trolleys.

April 08, 2014
Families! Celebrate Spring at April Play-Cation 2014
Create your artistic masterpiece, explore the outdoors, go to the movies and lots more at April Play-Cation 2014! Lowell Play-Cation brings free family fun to local families during Massachusetts school vacation week, April 19-26, 2014.

April 04, 2014
LoWellness Festival April 26, 2014
Join us for the LoWellness Festival - Boardinghouse Park and the Boott Mills Courtyard will be alive with free interactive performances (get up and dance!), health screenings, food and gardening demonstrations, outdoor activities and games for kids of all ages, and more ! Come experience what "Lowellness" is all about !

March 21, 2014
The Trolleys are back!
The Trolleys are back!

March 07, 2014
Women’s Singing Traditions featuring Jennifer Kreisberg
Lowell Folklife series presents: Women’s Singing Traditions featuring Jennifer Kreisberg

March 04, 2014
Tourism to Lowell National Historical Park Creates over $28 Million in Economic Benefit
Tourism to Lowell National Historical Park Creates over $28 Million in Economic Benefit. Report shows visitor spending supports 397 jobs in local economy.

February 25, 2014
2014 Lowell Annual Awards for Historic Preservation and Culture
Lowell Heritage Partnership & Lowell National Historical Park annual call for cultural and historic preservation award nominations. These two fields represent the important nature of the Park’s dual mission to “preserve and interpret the nationally significant historical and cultural sites” in Lowell.

January 21, 2014
Families! Fire up your imaginations at Lowell Kids Week 2014
2014 Kids Week Lowell for February school vacation.

December 23, 2013
Peter Aucella Receives Superior Service Award from the United States Department of the Interior
Assistant Superintendent Peter Aucella receives a Superior Service Award from Northeast Regional Director Dennis Reidenbach.

December 06, 2013
National Park Service Announces Winter Schedule and Holiday Hours
National Park Service Announces Winter Schedule and Holiday Hours 2013-2014.

November 26, 2013
Lowell National Historical Park’s first Artist in Residence Vassilios “Bill” Giavis Reception, December 7, 2:00pm.
Lowell National Historical Park’s first Artist in Residence Vassilios “Bill” Giavis Reception, December 7, 2:00pm.

November 26, 2013
2012 Exhibit Celebrating “Charles Dickens in Massachusetts” Receives Award
2012 Exhibit Celebrating “Charles Dickens in Massachusetts” Receives Award

October 28, 2013
Weaving Bitter with the Sweet: The Meaning of Heritage for Refugees
Come join us for a film¬lm, a hands-on experience of weaving, and a facilitated conversation. Mone Saenphmmachak is a master weaver. She is also a Lao refugee, tormented by survivor guilt. Resettled in St. Louis during the 1980s, she ¬finds factory seamstress work sewing gun holsters. In her precious spare time, she weaves traditional Lao skirts and teaches the next generation of Laotian children.

Did You Know?

Students weaving on floor looms at Lowell National Historical Park

The Tsongas Industrial History Center is a collaborative project of the University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Education and the National Park Service at Lowell National Historical Park. Over 60,000 school children per year experience curriculum based education programs at the park & Center. More...