History

Lowell Walks resume this Saturday

  Lowell Walks resumes this Saturday with Abolitionism in Lowell led by UMass Lowell history professor Bob Forrant.  The tour begins at 10 am at the National Park Visitor Center at 246 Market Street and will spend the next 90 minutes walking around downtown Lowell, visiting sites and hearing stories…

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On this day ~ July 23, 1846 ~ Thoreau in an act of “civil disobedience”

American author, poet, civic activist Henry David Thoreau was a man of action when it came to his beliefs and conscience. Learn about his act of “civil disobedience” here in a post from the archive…. July 23, 1846 ~ Thoreau Jailed! Walked in from the Woods… July 23, 2013 by Marie Posted in Greater…

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Historic Tyler Park in Lowell Historic Board’s “PRESENCE from the PAST” 2015 Summer Newsletter

The Summer 2015 Edition of the Lowell Historic Board Newsletter is out. Of particular interest is the story about one of the most historic of the city’s parks – Tyler Park as designed by the firm of Frederick Law Olmsted. Read all about it here…. Lowell Has Style:  Tyler Park  …

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