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Blackstone Canal, Front Street & Lonsdale Avenue (Lonsdale), Lonsdale, Providence County, RI



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HB1015108

HB1015109


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Item Title


Location
Front Street & Lonsdale Avenue (Lonsdale), Lonsdale vicinity, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER RI-9
Building/structure dates: 1828 initial construction
Significance: As one of the region's first long-distance transportation systems, the Blackstone Canal was one of the waterways that helped to spawn the industrial development that took place in the Blackstone Valley in the mid-nineteenth century.

Subjects
Canals
Brick Buildings
Transportation


Related Names
Blackstone Canal Company
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING SOUTH TOWARD SCOTT POND FROM FRONT STREET
2. LOOKING NORTH TOWARD UNIDENTIFIED FACTORY ON LOWER ROAD


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