Woonsocket in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Bernon Worsted Mill
The Bernon Worsted Mill was established in 1919 by Charles Augustus Proulx. Here French-Canadian workers manufactured French Process fine worsted yarns.
The Bernon Worsted Mill embodies the distinctive characteristics of early twentieth-century textile mill architecture and engineering in RI.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
Location. 41° 59.519′ N, 71° 30.857′ W. Marker is in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Vose Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 828 Park Avenue, Woonsocket RI 02895, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Community Development (approx. half a mile away); Blackstone River Valley (approx. half a mile away); Ethnicity (approx. half a mile away); Woonsocket Falls (approx. half a mile away); Cross of Malta (approx. 0.6 miles away); Blackstone CanalMarket Square (approx. 0.6 miles away); Power Trenches (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woonsocket.
Also see . . . Bernon Worsted Mill (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 28, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.