On this day August 9, 1852 ~ Thoreau’s “Walden” was published

A most quotable local author…. from the archive… Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” was published on August 9, 1852 August 9, 2014 by Marie Posted in Culture, Greater Lowell Leave a Comment On this day August 9, 1852, Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden; or, Life in the Woods” was published. “Walden” details…

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UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney ~ an historic selection

Yesterday Bill and I were pleased to be a part of the celebratory reception for newly-elected UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney. Despite the severe weather alerts, wind and downpours, a few hundred people, most from UMass Lowell family with some community partners joining them, gathered at University Crossing in Ed and…

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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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