The Mill River Greenway is…
a working group of local citizens who aim to protect the Mill River watershed, preserve its cultural artifacts, enhance its biological health and encourage recreational activity. Our goal is to design and create a greenway along the river.
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Category Archives: History
Florence Riverwalk Oct. 1 Join us for the inaugural riverwalk celebrating the new Florence Self-Guided Tour Brochure! Saturday October 1st 10:00 am to 11:30 am Meet at the Nonotuck Mill parking lot across Nonotuck St. from ChemiPlastica (do not park at … Continue reading
Artist’s Statement: This work is based on the Mill River disaster, of 1874, which killed 140 people in the towns of Williamsburg, Haydenville and Leeds Massachusetts. I live on that same river and have watched it, listened to it, and … Continue reading
Get ready for some high summer fun on the two Florence riverwalks and prepare for a fantastic fall! The Florence I riverwalk from Maines Field to Meadow St. Bridge will be led by Wendy Sinton of the Sojourner Truth Memorial … Continue reading
Here’s an amazing interactive map for the Mill Riverwalk from Paradise Pond to Old South Street. Check it out and send us your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks to the incredible work of Victoria Beckley and Jon Caris at the Spatial … Continue reading
Hello Friends! We’re delighted to announce the next set of Mill River walks for 2015. Please email us at email@example.com to reserve your spots. Every walk so far has been full with a waiting list, so register early! All walks … Continue reading
Here are two imminent April events! April 18 Bay State Sustainability Fair 1:00-4:00 with a pair of riverwalks on Mill River historic sites. BSVA_SustainabilityFairFlyerPE April 27th at 7:30 P.M.: A UMass Amherst project for an outdoor exhibit in Florence at … Continue reading
John has put the next installments of a Mill River History up for your review and comments. Here are Part 7A: Introduction, 7B — Industrial Development: Dams & Mills, and 7C: Floods. This is pretty amazing stuff, so please feast … Continue reading
John has posted the last of Section 5 on the early European settlement to the end of the 17th century. Stay tuned for the 18th — Oh, how slowly does the hand of history move!
Well, folks, John has finally gotten around to revising and adding to his Mill River history. Parts 5A and 5B are now available here and here. We’ll post more shortly. Enjoy the bedtime reading, and please comment, suggest, or make … Continue reading
Part 4 of A Mill River History — Contact: The Nonotuck and the English — has now been posted here.