1824 - Born on the 5th of March.
1835 - Lucy left Beverly to work in the cotton mills in Lowell, Massachusetts from the ages of 11 to 21.
- She wrote and published many of her songs, poems, and letters describing her life at the mills.
- Her idealistic poems caught the attention of John Greenleaf Whittier.
- Lucy served as a model for the change in women's roles in society.
- Larcom has penned one of the best accounts of New England childhood of her time, A New England Girlhood, commonly used as a reference in studying early American childhood.
1893 - Died on the 17th of April in Boston, Massachusetts.
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