Blackstone Valley 101 Links
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John H Chaffee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Information
Walking Tour Brochures
Museums & Historic Sites
Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries
Did You Know?
Children as young as age six were hired to work in the textile mills of the Blackstone River Valley. These adolescent workers were employed by the Lonsdale Company, c. 1912. Photos such as this helped lead to the passage of child labor laws.