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In the heart of the Blackstone River Valley, Woonsocket is a thriving industrial community with a rich history founded on seventeenth-century saw and grist mills. Its nineteenth-century textile mills were a major force in the industrial revolution, and today its businesses meet the challenges of new ideas and new technology.
ISBN: 9780738512969
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Rhode Island
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Robert R. Bellerose gathered rare vintage images from the collections of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library and the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, as well as his own private collection and the attics of many local families. These photographs capture and preserve Woonsocket's rise, decline, and rebirth.
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