Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridorhttp://www.blackstoneheritagecorridor.org
It’s authentic…the real deal! This is where the American Industrial Revolution began and sent reverberations throughout the country. Follow the 46 miles of the Blackstone River as it drops 450 feet to sea level. Explore the varied habitats of its watershed, the charming towns and villages in the region, and our distinctive culture created by ethnic influences from around the globe. This is Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. An energetic non-profit, Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. partners with organizations, local communities and businesses, and residents to ensure the long-term vitality of the Blackstone River Valley. BHC is: committed to the long term vitality of the region;partnering with municipalities, nonprofits, business and residents to restore, retain and reinvigorate the Valley; coordinating enthusiastic volunteers to work on behalf of BHC and its partners, and facilitating a variety of programs and events to connect people to the National Heritage Corridor and its nationally-significant resources. BHC is the local coordinating entity for the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park and provides services throughout the 25 towns of the National Heritage Corridor to complement the work of the Park: Economic Development & Tourism, Resource Conservation, Community Planning & Revitalization, and Education & Interpretation.