Gorham Sites in Providence


Gorham Sites in Providence


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.


Nate Weisenberg


Today, Gorham Manufacturing Company’s Elmwood factory has vanished from the Providence landscape, as its Steeple Street location (now a parking lot)[1] did before it. The Elmwood site is most noteworthy today for the toxic environmental legacy it has left the neighborhoods near Mashapaug Pond. Yet Gorham’s presence in Providence remains strong, from its objects and monuments in silver, bronze, and stained glass to its records and papers in Providence museums and libraries...

[See attached file for more information and a map of locations]




Nate Weisenberg, “Gorham Sites in Providence,” Reservoir of Memories, accessed September 23, 2020, https://reservoirofmemories.omeka.net/items/show/77.