NEH Summer Workshop: “Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution"

The Tsongas Industrial History Center invites educators from across the U.S. to Lowell, MA, for “Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution,” a week-long summer workshop 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, to bring history to life.

Who: K-12 teachers (public & private), administrators, and school personnel

When: June 26– July 1; July 17 - 22, 2016 (choose one week)

Where: Tsongas Industrial History Center, Boott Cotton Mills, Lowell, MA

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2016

The Tsongas Center is a partnership of Lowell National Historical Park and UMass Lowell’s Graduate School of Education.

 Housing available at UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center

$1,200.00 stipend paid toward expenses. 

CEUs/PDPs and graduate credit available through UMass Lowell.


Posted on January 29, 2016 .