Things To Do
One of the most exciting things about the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor is that there is always something going on the Valley. Whether you are looking for an event to take your family to, a concert or other performance to attend, a recreational experience, or want to know more about the current projects the Corridor Commission is working on, you will discover that the Valley is a busy place. Check out what's going on!Great Road, in Lincoln, RI, a Walk in Whitinsville, or Evening Entertainment Venues and Farms, Stand and Markets across the Valley. Othe DeTours will bring you to sites about the Blackstone Canal and the Industrial History of the region.
Did You Know?
After opening America's first successful textile mill, Samuel Slater also helped establish America's first mill village. Slatersville, in North Smithfield, RI, began operations in 1807. His brother John Slater, who lived in the white house seen here, ran the village for almost 40 years.