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Do you have stories of Mashapaug Pond, the Gorham Manufacturing Company, and Providence's Reservoir Triangle and West End? What was there before the industrial park next to Mashapaug Pond? Did you participate in the Tracing Mashapaug project? Join us…


At the dawn of the twentieth century, the Board of Trade and other boosters of Providence, Rhode Island proclaimed that the city contained the “Five Industrial Wonders of the World” – one of them, the nation’s leading producer of silverware, the…

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?

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

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?



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