A Walk to The Great Stone Dam
Sunday, April 10, 1:00 to 3:00, and
Sunday, April 24, 1:00 to 3:00

aka, the Dam Tour…a history-filled walk through Lawrence’s Canal and Mill District to the Great Stone Dam, a 19th-century engineering wonder. Learn about waterpower, the historic textile mills, and the Strike of 1912. Spring snow melt might present us with an impressive torrent of water over the dam….Lawrence’s “Niagara”.

Monuments and Martyrs: A Historic Walking Tour of the Campagnone Common
Monday, Patriots Day, April 18, 1:30 to 3:00

This Patriots Day tour will look at several war memorials on Lawrence’s North Common. The Common is named for the Campagnone brothers, three Italian-Americans from Lawrence who were killed in World War II. The Common also has monuments and historical markers to other events, including the Bread and Roses Strike.

Tours begin at the Visitor Center at 1 Jackson St. No reservations necessary.

Distance 1.5 to 2 miles over mostly flat but some uneven terrain. Not recommended for children under 10. For more info call 978-794-1655


Please check back in early 2016 for our summer line-up!


We hold many events that have become a tradition of Lawrence celebrations of the Park and the City. Call the Lawrence Heritage Park for more information - 978-794-1655:

  • Trolley Tours
  • May Day in the Park
  • SALSA (Kite) Festival in Pemberton Park - June 6, 2015
  • Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
  • Lawrence Film Festival
  • Matinee Movies

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