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Sunday Salon Series: Blackstone Corridor And The Industrial Revolution

Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 2:00p to 4:00p
Duxbury Library Duxbury, MA

Heide Hasselmann, a well-known tour guide who sprinkles all her tours, both real and virtual, with many hsitoric details and plenty of humor, will present this program. Did you know that the Blackstone River runs from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI, and its waters powered the Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI, America's first successful cotton spinning mill? Some say that this prompted the nation's transformation from a farming economy to a factory economy. Today, the Blackstone River is a special type… Show more

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