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What: Holiday Historic House Tour of Woonsocket’s North End


When: Sunday, Dec. 9, 1:30pm


Where: The Museum of Work & Culture (42 S. Main St., Woonsocket, R.I.)


Take a Sneak Peek Into Woonsocket’s Historic Homes This Holiday Season


WOONSOCKET, R.I. (Nov. 15, 2018) – The Museum of Work & Culture will lead a Holiday Historic House Tour of Woonsocket's North End on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 1:30pm.


Participants will tour historic homes in Woonsocket’s North End while learning about their history and architecture from the owners, and will have the opportunity to partake in carol singing as they walk from house to house.


Guests may also join guides and hosts for a traditional French Canadian holiday meal at River Falls following the tour. The menu will include pea soup, meat pie, carved roasted turkey with gravy, honey tarragon carrots, cranberry sauce, brown bread, and a maple dessert.


Tickets for the house tour only are $40. Tickets for the house tour and holiday dinner are $65. Tickets are available at the MoWC or online at The meeting place for the start of the tour will be shared upon purchase.


For more information, please contact the MoWC at (401) 769-9675.


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About the Museum of Work & Culture

The interactive and educational Museum of Work & Culture shares the stories of the men, women, and children who came to find a better life in Rhode Island’s mill towns in the late 19th- and 20th centuries. It recently received a Rhode Island Monthly Best of Rhode Island Award for its SensAbilities Saturdays all-ability program.


About the Rhode Island Historical Society

Founded in 1822, the RIHS, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is the fourth-oldest historical society in the United States and is Rhode Island’s largest and oldest historical organization. In Providence, the RIHS owns and operates the John Brown House Museum, a designated National Historic Landmark, built in 1788; the Aldrich House, built in 1822 and used for administration and public programs; and the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center, where archival, book and image collections are housed. In Woonsocket, the RIHS manages the Museum of Work and Culture, a community museum examining the industrial history of northern Rhode Island and of the workers and settlers, especially French-Canadians, who made it one of the state’s most distinctive areas.

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