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    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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Brochures

The following brochures are available here in Adobe PDF format. They can be viewed online and are designed to be printed on 8.5" x 14" paper.

 
A picture of the Merrimack River with a bridge in the distance
The Merrimack River: The might Merrimack! An important part of Lowell's history and its future.
 
A photo of a young woman who looks unhappy as she works in the factories
Mill Girls: Girls from all over New England game to work in the factories of Lowell. Read about their incredible stories!
 
A picture of a door and stairs leading into a factory boardinghouse
The Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit & The Boardinghouse System: Life in the mills was only part of the story of the mill girls and immigrants who worked in Lowell for life continued at home in the boardinghouse!
 
A photo of a small brick building across from Lowell High School
Capital and the Agents House: Agents played very important behind the scenes roles in factories all over Lowell during the Industrial Revolution. Find out more about them in this brochure!
 
A brick building with a green banner that reads Wannalancit Mill

Suffolk Mill Turbine Exhibit: Lowell was a city built on waterpower, but how was it harnessed? Who figured out the mechanics of it?

 
A picture of the green and grey bell tower of Saint Patrick's church
The Acre: Have you ever heard of the Acre? Always wondered what it was? Then this is the brochure for you!
 
Two men drive a yellow and green trolley car on rail road tracks through downtown Lowell
The Trolleys: A staple of transportation in Lowell from the 1800s all the way up to today!
 
A picture of Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac: Considered the father of the Beat Movement, author Jack Kerouac often used Lowell as his source of inspiration.

 

Did You Know?

Young girl with eye dropper conducting science experiment.

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...