• The Slater Mill (yellow) and Wilkinson Mill (stone), along the Blacktone River in Pawtucket RI

    Blackstone River Valley

    National Heritage Corridor MA,RI


The Heritage Corridor Commission has produced a series of self guided walking and driving tours of sites across the Blackstone River Valley. Please click on the links below to download a pdf file of these tours.


Did You Know?

Central Diner in Millbury, MA

The classic American Diner is another Blackstone Valley innovation. In 1872, Walter Scott began selling food from a horse drawn covered wagon in Providence, RI. In 1887, the first diner manufacturer opened in Worcester, MA.