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    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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Support Your Park

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Volunteer

Did you know that 221,000 volunteers donated their time for the National Park Service in 2013? Volunteering provides wonderful opportunites to connect with natural, cultural, and historical resources. If you love talking to people about history, then volunteer with Lowell National Historical Park!

 
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Spindle City Corps

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Youth Programs

Lowell National Historical Park has been reaching out to local youth for over twenty years. There is an intentionality in the interactions to develop meaningful relationships, provide a series of opportunities or next steps as the youth explore and engage with the community.

 
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Employment

Have you ever wanted to work at a National Park? Lowell offers a variety of employment opportunites.Take a look at our employment page to see what is a good fit for you.

 
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Bookstore

The Museum Store, located in the Boott Cotton Mills Museum and Visitor Center, is a great place to shop for books, DVD's, Lowell manufactured cloth, postcards and other items that'll make Lowell National Historical Park a part of your home.

 
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Donations

Lowell National Historical Park greatly apprecates the donations made by families, organizations and individuals over the years. Interested in donating? Check out our donation page for more information.

 
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Social Media

Stay on top of all the latest news, events, and programs here at Lowell National Historical Park. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram, and watch us on YouTube.



 
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Feedback

Want to share something with us? Send us an electronic comment card! Each and every comment card we receive is read, reviewed, and taken into consideration for future planning here at Lowell National Historical Park.

Did You Know?

Francis Gate/Guard Locks, Lowell, MA

There are 5.6 miles of canals at Lowell National Historical Park. The canals channeled the Merrimack River's 32 foot drop to Lowell's mills providing power for the mill machinery.