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East Providence Historical Society

Part of the Blackstone Valley National Corridor, Hunts Mills is the site of the earliest mills on the Ten Mile River with natural falls and a Denil fish ladder. Our 1750 museum house is home of the Society and its collections and a variety of exhibits including Rumford Baking Powder, Hunt and Walker family heirlooms. The kitchen herb and perennial gardens are within a Master Gardener site.

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