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Field Trip, Lowell National Historic Park

Would you like to learn about the origins of U.S. industrialization?

Join us for a field trip to Lowell National Historical Park to learn about the origins of industrialization in the U.S.  We’ll visit a working factory, set up much like one in the mid-19th century, tour a boarding house where young women who worked in the mills lived and learn how water power is harnessed to manufacture cloth.  We’ll get a good sense of what the city was like when it was on the leading edge of technology of manufacturing cloth.     

Admission

There is no charge for NECC students.

If you are interested contact Professor Steve Russell at srussell@necc.mass.edu.

Date and Time

October 28,2014
Bus leaves at 10:45 AM and returns at about 4:00 PM.

Location

The bus will leave the Haverhill Campus

More Information

This event is sponsored by the Department of Global Studies and the Contemporary Affairs Club. For more information on this event, contact the club president Faith Gregory at jemappellefoi@gmail.com

Individuals requesting sign language interpreting, access requests (including food related allergies), questions, or for further event information, please contact the host of this event, Steve Russell, by email at srussell@necc.mass.edu