• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley


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  • Folk Festival Parking and Schedule Changes

    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

  • 10/28/2012

    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

 Let's take a tour into forgotten corners of American company towns, with special attention to Lowell, emphasizing their many similarities and unique aspects. Hardy Green outlines the the central question of American capitalism: Does the company exist for the workers or do the workers exist for the company   Other towns include Oak Ridge, Tennessee ; Kannapolis, North Carolina; Port Gamble, Washington; and Morenci, Arizona.

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