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    While the park helps the city prepare for and celebrate the Lowell Folk Festival, the Visitor Center parking lot at 304 Dutton St. will be closed Wed July 23-Mon July 28. Also check our Operating Hours page for changes to tour and exhibit schedules. More »

Event Details

  • 10/21/2012

    Location: Visitor Center, 246 Market St, Lowell, MA Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Paul Lappin Contact Email: m_g_parker@hotmail.com Contact Phone Number: 978-454-7979

 America is seeking its lost identity as radical revolutionaries, high unemployment, and labor unrest challenge the nation's democratic institutions. Former Massachusetts State Trooper and author James Redfearn, will discuss his compelling story about conflict and change, during a critical period in the 20th Century, following World War I and centering on the Irish Rebellion, America's Red Scare, and the Boston Police Strike. According to Redfearn the novel's themes of compassionate immigration, justice in the workplace and cultural freedom resonate today.

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