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Virtual Tours

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Nature and Heritage Walks

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2022  Schedule  

Walks start at 9:30am  - Visit NSHA Facebook Page for details 

April 9:  Nipsachuck Legacy:  The Blunders, Nipsachuck National Battlefield & Black Plain Hill  Stone Landscape, Three Dog Site, NS57.  Meet at Middle School Parking lot.


May 14:  Crookfall Brook:  Woonsocket Reservoir #1 & Pump House, Woonsocket Reservoir #2 and Mill Site, Spring Brook.  Meet at Aldi’s parking lot (Dowling village). 


June 11:  Woonsocket Hill:  Mowry Fire Tower, Philip Mowry House and NS47, National Grid stone features.  Meet at Middle School parking lot.    


July 9:  9 am  Slatersville Mill Village:  Main St. Green Street, Slatersville Mills, Centennial Park.  Meet at the Memorial town building.

              1 pm Slatersville Cemetery:  Green Street.  Visit graves and hear the histories.  Park on Country Way.  Meet at the cemetery entrance.

              4 pm The Blunders:  Visit one of the town's oldest abandoned roads and King Philip's War battle site.  Meet at the Middle School.  


August 13:  Union Village:  Great Road, Pound Hill Rd, Union Cemetery.  Meet at Union Cemetery office.


September 10:  Woonsocket Reservoir #3:   NS38 Oliver Smith Lot, Amasa Sweet Quarry, Great Wall, William Mowry Homestead, Obed Paine Homestead.  Meet at NSHS Tennis Courts.


October 8:  Wesquidomsett:   West Farm, NS 60, NS24, Tyler Mowry House, NS 32, Old Sayles Hill Rd, Rustic Drive-In, Milk Can; Paine Mill.  Meet at Aldi’s parking lot (Dowling village).              


November 5:  Primrose & Grange Rd:  Sheldon Four Corners, NS19, Mathewson Homestead, Woonsocket Hill Rd.  Malavery House; Durrans Farm NS20; Primrose Grange; NS30; Blackmar-Wing Farm ruins NS26 & 40.  Meet at NS HS tennis courts on Grange Road.


December 10:  Waterford:  Coblin Rock, Mammoth Mills Ruins, Blackstone Canal, Waterford School, St. Paul’s Church Waterford RR Station, RR Fountain, Covered Bridge Site. Meet at Fire House Pizza parking lot (Great Road). 




1.  Tours are generally rain or shine unless there’s a downpour or a blizzard when we start.


2.  Participants are encouraged to wear long pants, use insect repellent, and bring water.