Corridor NEWS

The Smell of Christmas

December 21, 2015

The family tradition of cutting our own Christmas tree goes back to my childhood.  I remember walking for what seemed like miles with my Dad across the rocky fields of my grandmother’s farm.  My Mom had me wrapped up tighter…

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December 15, 2015

It’s nearly Christmas and there are so many a special memories associated with the season.  My husband and I became engaged during the holidays many years ago, while enjoying a beautiful snowy escape in Old Quebec with its culinary traditions…

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Handwritten History

December 8, 2015

My mother used to start writing notes to friends and addressing Christmas cards the first week in December.  She had the most beautiful handwriting, having been schooled in the Palmer Method.  Even her quick “scribbling” was an attractive conglomeration of…

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Eco-Friendly Wrapping Ideas

December 2, 2015

In a few months, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor will celebrate its 30th anniversary.  As we designed our 2016 calendar, we used the opportunity to renew our commitment to our environment and to announce our Trash Responsibly™ campaign.  We…

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Press & Media

November 30, 2015

January 15, 2016 BHC Seeks Participants in Strategic Planning Process November 13, 2015 BHC Celebrates America Recycles Day

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Turkey Vultures

October 27, 2015

If you drive around the Blackstone Valley frequently, you have undoubtedly seen large black birds soaring overhead.  Not hawks, not ravines or crows.  Turkey vultures! They could easily be mistaken for roosting wild turkeys as they are a like size…

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The Red Planet

October 19, 2015

I love watching the night sky and we are lucky that there are parts of our Blackstone Heritage Corridor where there is dark country, places sufficiently devoid of man-made lighting where one can still see the night’s sky.  Not really…

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Charlene’s Welcome to the Blackstone Valley!

October 5, 2015

I’ve been working here in the Blackstone Heritage Corridor for a little over a year.  What a great experience!  I’ve met lovely, interesting people who have all helped to orient me to life in the Valley and I am grateful…

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Welcome to Our New Website!

September 22, 2015

The staff at Blackstone Heritage Corridor has been working to create this terrific new website for the past four months. Frankly, it would have launched sooner but we kept adding great features and content and coming up with cool ideas.…

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Ranger Walkabouts

June 29, 2015

The Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park and our partners will offer fourteen free programs on Thursday evenings from mid-May through the end of August. Each week we will be visiting a different site in the Blackstone Valley discovering some…

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