Along the Blackstone Canal in Worcester

All of Worcester’s public schools fifth grade students visit Worcester Historical Museum each year to learn about the Blackstone Canal and its impact on the community as part of the city-wide Culture LEAP program.

Explore the Worcester and the Canal with some of the Museum’s Culture LEAP teachers…


An Introduction to Worcester and the Blackstone Canal with Eric Butler


Picturing the Canal in 1840 with Beth Sannella


Worcester to Providence, Along the Canal at River Bend Farm with Sharyn Eaton and Angela Casey


St. John’s Church and the Canal’s Irish Workers with Elizbeth Casello


Goods to and From Worcester, the Impact of the Canal with Jane Grady


In the Levi Lincoln Chamber, Community Decision Making with Sandra Lian


Becoming a City of Industry and Innovation with Paula Police


Route to Root, Along the Canal in Worcester with Jane Grady

 

To learn more about Culture LEAP, a program of the Worcester Education Development Foundation, with local foundation support, https://wedfwps.org/arts/

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Address
30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
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Contact Us
e: info@worcesterhistory.net
p: (508) 753-8278

Museum Hours

Gallery Hours
Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-4PM
Every fourth Thursday until 8:30PM

Library Hours
(By appointment only) Wednesday-Saturday
10AM-4PM library@worcesterhistory.net

Salisbury Mansion
Thursday-Saturday, 1-4PM

Closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

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