Lowell National Historical Park


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Lowell National Historical Park:

see LowellLowell,
city (1990 pop. 103,439), a seat of Middlesex co., NE Mass., at the confluence of the Merrimack and Concord rivers; settled 1653, set off from Chelmsford 1826, inc. as a city 1836.
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Lowell National Historical Park

Address:67 Kirk St
Lowell, MA 01852

Phone:978-970-5000
Fax:978-275-1762
Web: www.nps.gov/lowe/
Size: 141 acres.
Established: Authorized on June 5, 1978.
Location:In Lowell, Massachusetts. By car take the Lowell Connector from either Rt. 495 (Exit 35C) or Rt. 3 (Exit 30A southbound, 30B northbound) to Thorndike St. (Exit 5B) and follow signs.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Ranger-led walks, guided tours (including canal boat tours and river tours).
Special Features:The history of America's Industrial Revolution is commemorated in the heart of dowtown Lowell. The Boott Cotton Mills Museum with its operating weave room of 88 power looms, "mill girl" boardinghouses, the Suffolk Mill Turbine Exhibit, and guided tours tell the story of the transition from farm to factory, chronicle immigrant and labor history, and trace industrial technology. The park includes textile mills, worker housing, 5.6 miles of canals, and 19th-century commercial buildings. Park also host the Lowell Folk Festival, the largest free folk festival in the United States, at the end of July.

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What brought Saoran Reouth to Lowell National Historical Park? Not her Cambodian parents, who settled in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1985.
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The Lowell National Historical Park Quarter Launch & Coin Exchange will include remarks from former Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, National Park Service Northeast Region Deputy Director Rosalyn Fennell, and Acting Associate Director of the United States Mint Marc Landry; musical performances by the Lowell High School band and chorus; and a traditional coin pour to launch the Lowell NHP quarter into circulation.
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Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts also has experienced major changes since it was established in 1978 to interpret the Industrial Revolution.
The United States Mint (Mint) will release the America the Beautiful quarter honoring Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts on February 4 at noon EST.
National Park Service sites north and south of the city include, Adams National Historic Site (617-773-1177), birthplace and home of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams; Salem Maritime National Historic Site (978-740-1660), one of the earliest ports in the colonies to send trade ships to the East Indies; Lowell National Historical Park (978-970-5000), which interprets the function of cotton mills and factories that began the nation's Industrial Revolution; and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site (617-233-0050), where the first integrated ironworks began in North America between 1646 and 1648.
The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Massachusettss Lowell National Historical Park (product code 19AJ) on February 7 at noon EST.
The reverse (tails) of the Lowell National Historical Park five ounce coin depicts a mill girl working at a power loom with its prominent circular bobbin battery.
Lowell National Historical Park and the Lowell Heritage Partnership are pleased to announce this years winners of the Community Excellence Awards in the fields of historic preservation and cultural heritage.
Celeste Bernardo, superintendent of Lowell National Historical Park said, These awardees demonstrate how individuals can make a difference through their interest and dedication to heritage and historic preservation.

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