Lowell Waterpower Sites and Systems

Lowell National Historical Park Visitors Center 246 Market Street, Lowell, MA, United States

Visit the historic remains of the Tremont and Suffolk Mills, examples of 19th century waterpower systems. The Tremont Mills and the Suffolk Manufacturing Company were each incorporated in 1831 and were later merged into one company in 1871.  The technology which powered the Tremont Mills remains visible in the basement of an office building, while […]

Spindle City Storytime: What Do Archaeologists Do?

Lowell MA United States 40 French Street, Lowell, MA, United States

Come to Lowell National Historical Park for a fun and interactive story hour! This fall, Spindle City Storytime will feature a different story and craft each month that highlights the history, science, and people in the City of Lowell.  In October, we will learn all about how archaeologists dig through the layers to unearth the […]

Hands-on History: Weaving Workshop and Archaeological Artifacts

Boott Cotton Mill Museum 3rd Floor 115 John Street, Lowell, MA, United States

Connect, create, and discover!  Lowell National Historical Park and the Tsongas Industrial History Center are excited to offer a special hands-on workshop and show-and-tell for archaeology month! Bring the whole family to the Boott Cotton Mills to use our weaving workshop space and see some of the park's archaeological collection to discover more about the […]

Your City Saturday: Boarding House Park Archaeology

Boarding House Park 40 French Street, Lowell, MA, United States

Come experience history and fun for the whole family at Lowell National Historical Park! Join your neighborhood park ranger and our friends in the community on Saturday afternoons at various locations in and around downtown Lowell for fun activities to learn all about our city! This event will celebrate Archaeology Month: meet a ranger at […]