Essay Archive - Personal Writing: Response to My Visit to the Boott Cotton Mill
Personal Writing: Response to My Visit to the Boott Cotton Mill
Before visiting the Boott Cotton Mill, I thought about what it
would look like. Everybody knows what a mill looks like, especially an old
mill. I expected a large brick building with smoke stacks outside, inside I
expected fully functional product producing facility.
When I got there I was quite surprised. I walked to the mill from
the Visitor Center, and as I walked through downtown Lowell there were a
lot of people. When I got to John Street, there wasn't anybody in s....