Museum of Work & Culture Launches New Series of Virtual Walking Tours of Woonsocket Historic Districts 

WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture will offer a series bi-weekly virtual walking tours beginning Wednesday, February 10 at 7pm.

Each tour will feature a different district, with February 10th highlighting the historic homes of the North End, beginning with the area’s use as farmland, before making way to homes of wealthy industrialists and eventually a showcase of the work of famed Woonsocket architect, Walter Fontaine.

Wednesday, February 24th’s tour will explore the history of Downtown Woonsocket and the homes, businesses, and municipal buildings that helped make the city a bustling hub in Rhode Island in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The final tour on Thursday, March 11th will spotlight the city’s historic Franco sites, including the people and places with French Canadian cultural significance. The event will be a part of the Museum’s month-long observance of Francophonie, a celebration of French language and culture.

Tours will be conducted on Zoom and registration is required with a suggested donation of $5 per tour.

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The Museum of Work & Culture’s Winter Walking Tours [VIRTUAL EVENT]

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