Lowell Heritage Partnership celebrates 15 years with The Power of Preservation, a 16 page commemorative booklet that made its debut at the 2015 Community Excellence Awards.  With full color photos and an exclusive narrative by award-winning writer and reporter, Jennifer Myers, the story of the LHP's first 15 years of caring for architecture, nature, and culture is told. 

Limited copies are still available at various locations in LHP partner organizations, but you can download the entire report in pdf form right here at www.lowellheritagepartnership.org.

More on LHP's 15 Year Celebration


The Origin and Impact of
Lowell National Historical Park

By Paul Marion

Click here for the publisher's website.  Mill Power is also available in stores including the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, American Textile History Museum Shop, and the River Hawk Shop at University Crossing at UMass Lowell.

 Pawtucket Dam - Latest

On February 12th, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals denied a petition by the Department of the Interior and the City of Lowell concerning the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's support of Boott Hydropower's plans to install a new crestgate system in the place of the historic Pawtucket Falls dam.

Appeals Court Decision.

Statement from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

For more information and history on the subject, please visit our Pawtucket Dam page which contains a variety of archival documents on the issue.

Caring for architecture, nature, and culture

Welcome to the website of the Lowell Heritage Partnership (LHP), an alliance of community activists who are committed to preserving, protecting, and celebrating Lowell’s heritage in the forms of architecture, nature, and culture. The LHP serves as an informal “friends of the Park” group for Lowell National Historical Park. Please visit this website to learn more about LHP programs and projects, as well as for news and information about heritage activities in the city, state, nation, and world.

Pat Mogan Tribute

Doors Open Lowell

Doors Open Lowell offers an insider’s look into the preservation of many of Lowell’s magnificent historic buildings. It’s a free annual event held during National Preservation Month to celebrate Lowell’s architectural heritage and urban living and culture. Together these have made Lowell a creative and exciting place to live and work.

Learn more at www.doorsopenlowell.org

Public Matters: Empowering Lowell’s Leaders

Public Matters is a leadership and civic engagement initiative of The Lowell Plan conducted in partnership with Lowell National Historical Park. The mission of Public Matters is to foster and enhance the knowledge and skills of leaders in Lowell, Mass. We invite qualified individuals to become members in a rigorous and challenging program in civic engagement.




Remembering Peter Stamas: A Celebration of Community & Service


In November, 2012, Lowell Heritage Partnership co-sponsored an evening celebrating the life of Lowell educator and community leader, Peter S. Stamas.   Remembering Peter Stamas: A Celebration of Community and Service featured guest speakers familiar with Peter's life and work, a video tribute to the Human Services Corporation, and a panel of emerging leaders in Lowell.