Below is an announcement from the Public Health Museum, located at on the campus of the Tewksbury State Hospital:
TEWKSBURY, MA — On January 10, 1860, in Lawrence, Massachusetts, something unthinkable happened: a textile mill collapsed with nearly seven hundred workers inside.
Join the Public Health Museum and the Lawrence History Center for a free program titled “When the Walls Trembled: The Fall of the Pemberton Mill” on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 7pm on Zoom.
Learn how the fall of the mill impacted public health & public safety policy. Why did the mill fall? Register at https://whenthewallstrembled.eventbrite.com.
This event is part of the Revisiting Public Health in Massachusetts: A Virtual Series.
This program is possible through a generous grant from the Tewksbury Cultural Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council. www.publichealthmuseum.org.
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