This month-long September program promotes unique experiences in the 25 communities of the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and also encourages visitors to travel to the area, take in the natural beauty, and learn about the rich history in the region.
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Many thanks to Steve Giardini for his 23 years of volunteer service. On this day in 2005, Steve signed on as a volunteer with the Volunteers-In-Parks program and has now announced his retirement from volunteering. We appreciate his service over the years and the many tours he gave sharing his passion for the Millville Lock, support at numerous events and his recent outstanding tours during “GO!” of Precious Blood Cemetery in Woonsocket, RI. Steve, even though you will not be wearing the VIP uniform, we know you will continue to share your wonderful smile and knowledge with others! Best wishes! ... See MoreSee Less
The Blackstone Valley Paddle Club is launching its season, quite literally, at the Blackstone Gorge tonight, departing promptly at 6:00 p.m.
The Blackstone Heritage Corridor Bikeway Ambassadors will be riding from Woonsocket to Manville, led by VIP Joe Nadeau. The ride departs promptly at 6:30 p.m. from the Rivers Edge Recreation Complex parking area on Davison Street in Woonsocket. Helmets requried.
Curious to learn more about these activities? Arrive a little early to meet the volunteers and get involved this summer!
Its authentic…the real deal! This is where the American Industrial Revolution began and sent reverberations throughout the country. Follow the 46 miles of the Blackstone River as it drops 450 feet to sea level. Explore the varied habitats of its watershed, the charming towns and villages in the region, and our distinctive culture created by ethnic influences from around the globe. This is Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.
An energetic non-profit, Blackstone Heritage corridor, Inc. partners with organizations, local communities and businesses, and residents to ensure the long-term vitality of the National Heritage Corridor.