Lowell Walks

Lowell Walks: Virtual Tour of Acre

In response to the public health-related postponement of yesterday’s Lowell Walk on the Irish Acre, here is a virtual tour of a portion of that neighborhood. The text is based on the script I used to lead this tour in April 2016. The tour Dave McKean would have given yesterday…

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Lowell Walks 2020 Schedule

Lowell Walks is back in 2020, bigger and better than ever. This year, we’ve partnered with Lowell National Historical Park to offer 25 different Saturday morning walks. Here they are: March 7 at 10am: Women’s Activism in Lowell Walk with Resi Polixa, Allison Horrocks, Anne Mulvey, and Sheri Denk –…

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Lowell Cemetery tours rescheduled

The spring 2019 tours of Lowell Cemetery, originally scheduled for this Friday, May 3, at 1pm and this Saturday, May 4, at 10am, have been rescheduled. The new dates are: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 1pm Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10am Both tours begin at the Lawrence Street gate…

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Lowell Walks This Saturday

Lowell Walks resumes this Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 10am from the Lowell National Park Visitor Center with a “Downtown Art Galleries” walk led by Liz Stewart of COOL. The walk will visit The Brush Art Gallery and Studios, the Arts League of Lowell, the Whistler House, the New England…

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Lowell Walks this Saturday

Lowell Walks will resume this coming Saturday, July 8 2017, at 10 am at Lowell National Park Visitor Center. This week’s walk, Lowell Poems and Poets, will be led by Paul Marion. Paul plans to visit Lucy Larcom Park, Boott Mills, Kerouac Park, and other downtown sites. At each stop,…

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