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Hunts Mills Historic Tour
September 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The East Providence Conservation Commission (with the Ten Mile River Watershed Council) hosts a walk along the trails of Hunts Mills in collaboration with the East Providence Historical Society on the second Sunday of each month when the John Hunt House & Museum is open to the public. The walk is just under a mile and winds along the Ten Mile River. We stop at several spots on the property and talk about the rich and diverse history of the property and the surrounding area from the 1600’s to present day.
Important parking information: From Providence, 195 East to Exit 2C (Pawtucket Avenue/Seekonk). At end of exit turn right onto Warren Avenue (Route 6 West). At traffic light turn right onto Pawtucket Avenue (Route 114 North). Follow Pawtucket Avenue 1.7 miles to Pleasant Street. Turn right at Pleasant Street (Route 114A South). IGNORE the LEFT TURN ONLY sign which is placed there for construction. You will reach Hunts Mills before the bridge closure. Follow Pleasant Street 0.2 miles then turn right onto the Hunts Mills property. Stay left at the split in the road. Park where available near the John Hunt House. NOTE: THE PLEASANT STREET BRIDGE IS CLOSED. IF YOU ATTEMPT TO GET HERE FROM 114A IN SEEKONK YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO. We will meet at the gazebo trailhead and start at 130 PM sharp.
Dogs are allowed but must be leashed and controlled!
Heavy Rain/Thunderstorm will cancel the event.
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