Opened in 1828 and in operation for only twenty years, the now-buried Blackstone Canal had a remarkable influence on Worcester’s future. Learn about this transportation waterway – the catalyst which, over the course of the 19th century, transformed what was then a small, land-locked, county seat into a flourishing industrial city.
By the Canal – A Walking Tour by JoAnn Mills
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Preservation Worcester has two self guided tours:
By the Canal and Around the Common.
Take the tours and learn about Worcester architecture and history.