The Resource North Providence : a history and the people who shaped it, Paul F. Caranci, (ebook)

North Providence : a history and the people who shaped it, Paul F. Caranci, (ebook)

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North Providence : a history and the people who shaped it
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North Providence
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a history and the people who shaped it
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Paul F. Caranci
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1765, settlers to the west of Providence petitioned to form their own township. Their prayers were answered, and North Providence, Rhode Island, was born. While it sheltered religious dissenters, North Providence was also the sparking point of the Industrial Revolution - native sons and industrialists Samuel Slater and Zachariah Allen reinvented the cotton industry and altered the course of the nation. In this history of North Providence, author Paul F. Caranci celebrates the town's colorful characters and provides walking tours for the villages of Lymansville, Allendale, Centredale and Fruit Hill. Learn how North Providence native Stephen Olney became a Revolutionary War hero when he pulled an injured James Monroe from the battlefield and how Frank C. Angell became a spokesman for Centredale. Caranci reveals the unique history of North Providence and the people who shaped it
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Midwest
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Caranci, Paul F
Dewey number
974.5/1
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Villages
  • Walking
  • North Providence (R.I. : Town)
  • North Providence (R.I. : Town)
  • North Providence (R.I. : Town)
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adult
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North Providence : a history and the people who shaped it, Paul F. Caranci, (ebook)
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unknown
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9781614236238
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11511586
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remote
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11511586
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MWT11511586
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
North Providence : a history and the people who shaped it, Paul F. Caranci, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614236238
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11511586
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11511586
System control number
MWT11511586
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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