Saranac Dam. Photo by Carol Dandrade.

Includes the villages of East Blackstone and Waterford

Settled in 1662, Incorporated in 1845

  • Initially was part of Mendon, MA
  • Home to World Series umpire Bob Stewart
  • Blackstone-Millville Regional High School's Marching Band has been in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and has won numerous awards
  • The Nipmuc are the Native People to this area
  • The Blackstone River Greenway, a 3.7 mile paved section of the Blackstone River Bikeway, begins in Blackstone on Canal Street and ends up in South Uxbridge, MA. Along the way it passes a playground and crosses several bridges over the Blackstone River. It also passes a footpath to the Millville Lock. The Blackstone River Greenway is part of the Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park.
  • Blackstone Gorge Bi-State Park can be found at the end of County Street, off Route 122. The park features a canoe launch, hiking trails, and a stunning waterfall. It is also part of Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park.

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