Explore Lawrence Heritage State Park

March 26th, 2018 by

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Part of the Essex National Heritage Area, Lawrence Heritage State Park includes a Visitor’s Center, the 5-acre urban Pemberton Park, and recreational activities along the Merrimack River. One of the top Lawrence attractions, this historic park is a must see for history enthusiasts in Haverhill, MA and the surrounding areas. If you’re looking to make a trip of it, then don’t forget to check out some of the best campgrounds near Lawrence as well!

Learn About the History of Lawrence

Lawrence, MA was one of the nation’s first planned communities and a major site of the industrial revolution. Learn all about the history of this city at Lawrence Heritage State Park, including the women-led 1912 Bread and Roses Strike, in which textile workers appealed for fair wages and dignified working conditions. Every year, Lawrence Heritage State Park hosts a Bread and Roses Festival to commemorate the efforts of the Lawrence textile laborers.

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Lawrence Heritage State Park
Lawrence Heritage State Park

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