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Woonsocket (Images of America Series)
     

Woonsocket (Images of America Series)

by Robert R. Bellerose
 

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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.

Overview


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738512969
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Series:
Images of America Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,299,536
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


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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