• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley


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Event Details

  • 01/21/2013

    Location: Boott Cotton Mills Museum Time: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Phil Lupsiewicz Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 978-275-1705

Lowell National Historical Park is waiving museum fees at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Monday, January 21, 2013, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Join us for the following programs:

12 noon Courage and Conscience - Lowell's relationship with civil rights issues continually evolved and changed throughout the city's first century.

1:00 p.m.The Choice - The life experiences of workers often depend on choices made by consumers. That was true in Lowell in the 19th-century, and it is still true today in the 21st-century. What choices would you have made?

2:00 p.m. Film screening of Hard Truth, Levity, and Hope- Explore the experiences of Lowell's refugee immigrants through the eyes and words of six Lowell high school students who have fled oppression at home to settle and build new lives with their families here in Lowell. 26 minutes.