Blackstone River Stone Wall – Pawtucket RI

Description

The WPA-built stone wall runs 1000 feet along the Blackstone River through Pawtucket, adjacent to Pawtucket City Hall and Historic Slater Mill. Both of those sites are located on Roosevelt Ave and are on the National Registry of Historic Places.

The wall runs from behind 137 Roosevelt Ave to 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 02860. It was built in 1940 and is still in excellent condition.

Source notes

WPA plaque.

Project originally submitted by Stefano Bloch on September 19, 2013.

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Location Info


67-137 Roosevelt Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Location notes: The wall runs along the river near the bank.

Coordinates: 41.877295, -71.382618

One comment on “Blackstone River Stone Wall – Pawtucket RI

  1. Why is this plaque red, as opposed to the bronze or copper plaques that are typically found in the sidewalks? Is this a painted over color?

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