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Farm or Factory: Which Would you Choose?


03/08/2015 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
03/08/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
03/15/2015 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
03/15/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm


Boott Cotton Mills Museum
115 John St 3rd Floor
Lowell , MA

Description of Event: 

Sponsored by Lowell National Historical Park & Tsongas Industrial History Center

Join Ranger JoAnn Marcos and experience weaving your own cloth. Enjoy weaving on a Harrison floor Loom - you choose the design and colors. Then take a journey through the Historical Park and explore the working and living conditions of the Yankee Mill Girls. What was life like on the farm? Was Lowell the land of opportunity? Come see for yourself. Ages 14-adult welcome.

Program is free, but registration (978) 970-5000 required due to availability 
of Harrison floor looms.

Contact: JoAnn Marcos / joann_marcos@nps.gov
Website: http://www.nps.gov/lowell