A one-mile, self-guided interpretive trail in historic Walden Woods honoring Henry David Thoreau. Free, open year-round. Dogs must be leashed. Parking at Walden Pond State Reservation.
Celebrate Jack Kerouac’s 94th Birthday in Lowell!
Schedule of Events: 2016 Jack Kerouac Birthday Celebration March 12, 2016 10:00 am: Downtown Walking Tour of Lowell Kerouac Sites. Begins at the Kerouac Commemorative at Bridge and French Streets and ends at the Pollard Memorial Library. Led by Roger Brunelle. 12:30 pm:... MORE ›
Charles Dickens in Lowell Virtual & Walking Tour
Explore the City of Lowell through Dicken's eyes, and then come here in person to see for yourself this charming and unique mill town where Dickens spent his "happiest" day in America.The Charles Dickens Virtual tour is available online and can be accessed by visiting http://library.uml.edu/dickens... MORE ›
The Concord Museum brings Concord's remarkable story to life through a distinguished collection of American treasures including the famous 'one, if by land' Revere lantern, Revolutionary War artifacts, the desk on which Thoreau wrote 'Walden', and Emerson's Study. The... MORE ›
DIY Lowell History Trail
Lowell History Trail is a short trail, marked with temporary paint, signs, or another design method that reaches from the Boott Cotton Mills Museum to the NPS Visitor Center. Along the trail there would be temporary interpretive signs or pamphlets and signs mentioning the walking distance... MORE ›
Downtown Lowell First Thursdays
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DATE: April 22, 2016CONTACT: Mary Hart, Gates Block Studios PHONE: (781)... MORE ›
Downtown Lowell First Thursdays Returns For 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DATE: March 8, 2016CONTACT: Mary Hart, Gates Block Studios PHONE: ... MORE ›
Jack Kerouac Guided or Self-Guided Walking Tours
Lowell Celebrates Kerouac members are available to give walking, bus or car caravan tours of famous Jack Kerouac sites for a donation fee, depending on the tour. Master tour leader Roger Brunelle gives the most in-depth group tours in bilingual French and English for $10 per person. For... MORE ›
Ride along the historic Battle Road Scenic By-Way in an air-conditioned trolley while your guide in colonial clothing recounts the exciting events of April 19, 1775 and the literary legacy that defined American identity and culture. 90-minute tour, free re-boarding. Admission includes three... MORE ›
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
The circa 1690 home where Louisa May Alcott and her family lived for twenty years in considered a true pilgrimage site as the beloved classic, Little Women, was written and set here in 1868. A visit here reveals much more: the Alcotts were complex, caring individuals desirous of making a real... MORE ›
Lowell Celebrates Kerouac
Lowell Celebrates Kerouac is dedicated to honoring the legacy of novelist Jack Kerouac in his hometown with annual festivals in October and March.
Lowell Historic District Building Markers
The first nine markers in the Lowell Historic District were installed recently in the following locations:Gates Block (307 Market Street)Chalifoux Building (24 Merrimack Street)Bon Marche Building (159 Merrimack Street)Wentworth Building (256 Merrimack Street)Bank Block (350 Merrimack Street)... MORE ›
Lowell WaterwaysNearly 200 years ago, Lowell's groundbreaking canal system transformed the landscape and powered the city's new textile mills. Of the nearly six miles of canals dug to provide waterpower, almost all remain intact and functional. The survival of this historic power system was... MORE ›
Massachusetts Route 2 Historic Self-Drive Tour
Looking for the perfect way to experience many of Massachsuetts' famous historical sites and gorgeous landscapes? Well you've found it! From the Revolutionary battlefields of Lexington and Concord to the majestic Berkshires, Massachusetts Route 2 is one of the Commonwealth's most historic and... MORE ›
Merrimack Press And Mill No. 5 Launch Author Series
PRESS RELEASE Contact: Emilie-Noelle Provost, EditorMerrimack Press512 Media Inc.P.O. Box 867Methuen, MA 01844(978) firstname.lastname@example.orgMerrimackPress.com MERRIMACK PRESS AND MILL NO. 5 LAUNCH AUTHOR SERIES NOVEMBER 2015, LOWELL, MASS.— Merrimack Press, an imprint of... MORE ›
Moses Greeley Parker Lecture Series Presents: Sven Beckert - Empire Of Cotton: A Global History
Moses Greeley Parker Lecture Series presents:Sven Beckert Empire of Cotton: A Global HistoryMarch 15, 2016.Lowell, MA. Lowell National Historical Park is pleased to host author Sven Beckert for a special presentation and conversation on his book Empire of Cotton: A Global History.... MORE ›
North Bridge Visitor Center
Information, ranger programs and bookstore. Exhibits include the historic 'Hancock' cannon. Open daily. No admission fee.
Plaza Limousine Specials
2 Promotions:$1000 for 8 hours of service with our 22 passenger coach with an on-board restroom - a savings of $200! - good Monday-Thursday. $700 for 8 hours of service with our 12 passenger business class coach - 20% discount. Both promotions include gratuity - tolls and... MORE ›
Scholar In The Park Positions Open At Minute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park News Release Release date: ImmediateContact(s): Phil LupsiewiczPhone number: 978 318-7833Date: ... MORE ›
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Stroll through the resting place of renowned members of America's literary community. Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, the Alcotts, Margaret Sidney and Daniel Chester French are among those interred in Sleepy Hollow.
Summer Programs at Minute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park News Release date: ImmediateContact(s): Phil LupsiewiczPhone number: 978 369-... MORE ›
The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond
Open daily all year. Hours vary. Extensive selection of books, t-shirts and other items related to Henry David Thoreau, nature, etc. Located at the Pond he made famous.
Home of the Alcotts, Nathaniel Hawthorne (the only house he ever owned), and Margaret Sidney. Closed temporarily for restoration.
Walden Pond State Reservation
Non-motorized boating, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, interpretive programs and swimming. Daily Parking fee is $5.