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Title:
Blackstone Canal preservation study : Providence, Pawtucket, Lincoln, Woonsocket and North Smithfield, Rhode Island : prepared for Preserve Rhode Island [and] John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission /
Author/Creator:
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin.
John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission.
Preserve Rhode Island.
Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc.
Call number:
F87.B52 V35 2010
Imprint date:
2010.
Publisher:
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin,
Imprint place:
Watertown, Mass. :
Physical Description:
ix, 60, 3, [60], 51, [4] leaves, [22] folded plates : ill., maps, 22 folded photos ; 28 cm.
Accession #:
2010.71.1.
Provenance:
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission;
Notes:
"August 2010."
Includes bibliographical references.
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Resource inventory and existing conditions -- Recommendations -- Appendix A: Blackstone Canal in Rhode Island -- Appendix B: January 2009 public workshop notes -- Appendix C: Key Canal ventures -- Appendix D: Conceptual cost estimates -- Appendix E: Secretary of the Interior's standards for the rehabilitation and restoration of historic properties -- Appendix F: Blackstone Canal national register nomination -- Appendix G: 2003 Blackstone Canal Assessment Study (Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc.) -- Appendix H: List of locks on the Blackstone Canal in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Goals of the study are "to facilitate a better understanding of the character and condition of the extant segments of the Blackstone Canal in Rhode Island; to assess opportunities for preservation, restoration, and interpretation of the Canal and its history; and to recommend key projects for such action."
Subject:
Lonsdale Company.
Canals -- Conservation and restoration -- Rhode Island.
Historic districts -- Conservation and restoration -- Rhode Island.
Historic preservation -- Rhode Island.
River engineering -- Rhode Island.
Water quality management.
Water resources development -- Rhode Island.
Water-supply -- Rhode Island.
Blackstone Canal (Mass. and R.I.)
Blackstone Canal (Mass. and R.I.)--Aerial photographs.
Blackstone Canal (Mass. and R.I.)--Surveys.
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (Mass. and R.I.)--History.
River surveys.
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