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Historic Places in Rhode Island


Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, Massachusetts, Rhode Island

670 Linwood Ave
Whitinsville, MA 65738
Phone: (508) 234-4242
Description: National Heritage Corridor, which is not a unit of the National Park System, but the National Historical Park contains only a subset of the sites associated with that National Heritage Area. The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor continues to exist independently of the National Historical Park.
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John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Massachusetts and Rhode Island

670 Linwood Ave
Northbridge, MA 01588
Phone: (508) 234-4242
Description: The Blackstone River runs from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. Its waters powered the Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI, America's first successful cotton spinning mill. This creative spark began the nation's transformation from Farm to Factory. Today, the Blackstone River Valley is a special type of National Park - a living landscape containing thousands of natural and historic treasures.
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Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island

282 North Main Street
Providence , RI 02903
Phone: (401) 521-7266
Description: Roger Williams National Memorial commemorates the life of the founder of Rhode Island and a champion of the ideal of religious freedom. Williams, banished from Massachusetts for his beliefs, founded Providence in 1636. This colony served as a refuge where all could come to worship as their conscience dictated without interference from the state.
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