A Walking Tour of Pawtucket, Rhode Island
a walking tour in the Look Up, America series from walkthetown.com
by Doug Gelbert
published by Cruden Bay Books at Smashwords
Copyright 2010 by Doug Gelbert
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Roughly translated from the Narragansett dialect as “the place by the waterfall,” Pawtucket is one of two Rhode Island cities - Woonsocket is the other - to retain its native place name since its settlement -. It is an appropriate honorific as those falls have played the critical part in the city’s growth since that beginning.