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Native History and Mashapaug .docx
In the 1930s, a gathering of several indigenous groups (Narragansett, Nip-muck, Wampanoag, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Misquamicut, Niantic) occurred at Mashapaug Pond. Why did they gather and what was the outcome?

Quintero.MashapaugCommonsPlaza.doc
When and why was the Mashapaug Commons plaza built? What did it replace? What businesses have occupied this plaza?

The Church of the Nazarene First .pdf
What is the history of the Church of the Nazarene First (170 Reservoir Ave)? Is it the only church to occupy this site? What is its role in the neighborhood?

Gorham Hollowware Production.pdf
What was the process of creating a Gorham silver tea set in 1910?

WeisenbergGorhamProvidencev2.pdf
Where, in the city of Providence, are objects and papers produced by the Gorham Company? Include libraries, museums, and archival holdings as well as outdoor spaces. Include a map of locations.

Research Report Chang (new).pdf
What is the history of the Murphy-Trainor Memorial Park (dedicated 1994) and the J.T. Owens Park? How and why were they created?

researchassignment1.docx
When and why was the industrial park built on the northwest edge of the pond? What did it replace?

Ocean State Job Lot Plaza.docx
When and why was the Ocean State Job Lot plaza built? What did it replace?

Mashapaug Pond Community Boating Center.docx
What is the history of the community boating center? When and why was it built? How has it been used?

Jewish Providence Oral 1.docx
Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David Cemetery sits near the Pond, at 460 Reservoir Avenue. Why is it there? What is the Jewish history of the site?
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