Park Reports

Cover for the Lowell National Historical Park 2017-2018 Annual Report
2017-2018 Annual Report

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Current Annual Report
The 2017-2018 Annual Report was released in May 2018. The report features winners of the annual Community Excellence Awards in Historic Preservation and Cultural Heritage and highlights the park's efforts to connect with the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates.
 
Cover of the Lowell NHP Foundation Document depicting students viewing the canal in front of the Boott Mill

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Foundation Document
Lowell National Historical Park's Foundation Document was completed in September 2017 and serves as one of the guiding core planning documents for the park. The document outlines the park's purpose and significance as described in its enabling legislation and subsequent management and planning reports, and highlights the fundamental resources, values, and interpretive themes associated with the park.

Lowell National Historical Park Foundation Document (Full Version - 70 pages)

Lowell National Historical Park Foundation Document (Overview Version - 8 pages)
 

Recent Reports
The 2016-17 Annual Report was released in May 2017.

The 2015-16 Annual Report was released in May 2016.

The 2014-15 Annual Report was released in May 2015.

The 2013-14 Annual Report was released in May 2014.

The 2012 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2013.

The 2011-2012 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2012

The 2010 Annual Report. The 2010 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2011.

The 2009 Annual Report. The 2009 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2010.

The 2009 Park Partner Report.

Special Park Reports
'The report "Lowell National Historical Park: 30 Years of Preservation and Innovation for Future Generations" offers insights into the Park's past, present, and future.'

'The "Heritage Preservation and Development White Paper" was prepared by Jonathan Lane and Dennis Frenchman as part of Lowell National Historical Park's 30th anniversary activities looking at the past, present and future of the Park.'

'The "The Presentation of Lowell's Stories White Paper" was prepared by Peter O'Connell and Gray Fitzsimons as part of Lowell National Historical Park's 30th anniversary activities looking at the past, present and future of the Park.'

Past Park Annual Reports

Interpretive Planning

Long Range Interpretive Plan, here.

Park Planning Reports

1977 Brown Book
1980 Preservation Plan
1980 Details of the Preservation Plan
1981 GMP (General Management Plan)
1990 Preservation Plan Amendment
2003 GMP Addendum
2010 GMP Amendment
2017 Foundation Document (Full Version)
2017 Foundation Document (Overview Version)

Last updated: August 8, 2018

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67 Kirk Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Phone:

(978) 970-5000

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