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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor: Millbury

Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor

Millbury, MS

Photo Courtesy of Carol Dandrade

 

Address:

127 Elm Street

Millbury, MA 01527

 

Phone: (508) 865-4710

Website: blackstoneheritagecorridor.org/exploring-the-blackstone-r...

 

Description:

The town of Millbury is one of the 25 communities which comprise the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Trail, the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution.

 

Millbury was settled in in 1716 and incorporated 1813.

 

Fun Facts:

- Derives its name from being a typical New England mill town

- Was once the North Parish of the town of Sutton until 1813

- Home to the S & D Spinning Mill. Established in 1753 and still in operation, this is one of the oldest, continuously operating mills in the country

- President William Taft spent many summers in Millbury

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Taken on December 4, 2016