A VITAL AND ACTIVE PLACE
There is always some news from the Blackstone Valley: new projects, new visions, new successes. Here are some of the more recent articles that have appeared in the media about the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.
IN THE NEWS
Sen. John Kerry: Blackstone Valley's past, future
Historic Park bill filed for R.I., Mass
Congressman Neal Will Visit Lookout Rock on Monday
New Push for Blackstone River National Park Status
Secretary of the Interior Tours Blackstone Valley
Secretary of the Interior Salazar Visits Blackstone Valley
Edward Fitzpatrick: Creating a new national park in Blackstone River Valley
Volunteer Gives Back
Ranger: Slatersville was the model for future mill villages
Has The Day Arrived For A Blackstone National Park?
A new national park?
Park Service report bolsters Blackstone River area
Blackstone heritage corridor could become new national historical park
Park service supports new national park in RI, MA
Park Service looking at three plans
Whitinsville, Hopedale backed for national park
Local Sites on Path to Become National Historic Parks
To honor Union soldier, historical group will repair his gravestone
RI senator eyes Blackstone Valley as national park
Diner has new life
Blackstone Valley 101: Online tutorial aims to educate, inspire
Did You Know?
The top speed on the Blackstone Canal was 3 mph? The canal barges, pulled by a team of two horses, usually took two days to make the 44 mile journey from Providence, RI to Worcester, MA.