The War of 1812 and the Development of the Blackstone Valley
Museum of Work and Culture
September 3, 2012 - November 11, 2012
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The exhibit discusses how the War of 1812 played a major role in the industrialization of the Blackstone Valley. This exhibit was created with funding from the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission, and produced in partnership between the Rhode Island Historical Society, the Old Slater Mill Association, and the Corridor Commission.