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11:00 am

WWII Comes to the Valley

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Whitin Mill/Open Sky, 50 Douglas Road
Whitinsville, 01588
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Free

Visit Whitinsville, MA, and commemorate the Blackstone Valley’s involvement in World War II. In 1942, E. Kent Swift, President of the Whitin Machine Works, spoke of the war “at home:” “In this quiet valley there will be this small army working with tools of its trade...it will fight this war of machines by pouring out…

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1:30 pm

Hike at Hunt’s Mills

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 13, 2022

Hunt’s Mills, 65 Hunts Mills Road
East Providence, 02916
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For over 250 years, Hunt’s Mills has served many purposes. It is probably one of the more historically significant sites in East Providence. In fact, this property is home to the East Providence Historical Society. The historical society is at the John Hunt House, which was built in the mid 1700s, making it one of the oldest…

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Blackstone River Commons – Public Paddle & Celebration

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Join the Blackstone River Commons Group on the final stretch of the 2022 Blackstone Expedition! Paddlers are invited to join the last four miles of the 4-day, 60-mile expedition raising awareness about the opportunities to improve the Blackstone River. 32 spots are available in canoes generously provided by Friends of the Blackstone, or feel free…

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