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Whitinsville in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Blackstone Canal

1828 - 1848

 
 
Blackstone Canal NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
1. Blackstone Canal NRHP Marker
Inscription.  

Northbridge, MA
Canal Route & Lock Location

This property
has been listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 7.695′ N, 71° 38.323′ W. Marker is in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Church Street Extension half a mile east of Providence Road (Massachusetts Route 122), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Larkin Memorial Recreation Area Parking Lot, Whitinsville MA 01588, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Plummer's Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas J. Melia, Jr. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Whitinsville Social Library (approx.
Blackstone Canal NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
2. Blackstone Canal NRHP Marker
1.7 miles away); David P. Casey (approx. 1.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitinsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Blackstone Canal. (Submitted on May 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Blackstone Canal. (Submitted on May 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park. (Submitted on May 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. (Submitted on May 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Blackstone Canal NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
3. Blackstone Canal NRHP Marker
Looking east
Larkin Memorial Recreation Area Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
4. Larkin Memorial Recreation Area Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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