The Tsongas Industrial History Center invites educators from across the U.S. to Lowell, Massachusetts, for a weeklong summer program, Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Inventing America workshops combine scholarly presentations with on-site investigations of the canals, mills, worker housing, and exhibits of Lowell National Historical Park. In addition to Lowell’s landmark resources, we will use drama, historical fiction, hands-on simulations, and field studies at Old Sturbridge Village, Walden Pond, and Concord, MA, museums to bring history to life.
Who: K-12 teachers (public & private), administrators, and other school personnel
When: June 25-July 1; July 9-July 15; and July 30-August 5, 2006
Where: Tsongas Industrial History Center at the historic Boott Cotton Mills, Lowell, MA. (The Tsongas Center is a partnership of Lowell National Historical Park and UMass Lowell’s Graduate School of Education.)
Housing available at Lowell’s Doubletree Hotel or at UMass Lowell.
$500 stipends paid toward expenses.
CEUs/PDPs and graduate credit available through UMass Lowell.
This Landmarks of American History Program is presented by the Tsongas Industrial History Center and funded by the National Foundation for the Humanities
Tsongas Industrial History Center
Boott Cotton Mills
115 John St.
Lowell, MA 01852
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