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Historic Neighborhoods

Harris Avenue around 1900 Visit some of Woonsocket's historic residential neighborhoods.
  • Cato Hill - A mid-nineteenth century working class neighborhood.
  • Privilege Mill District - The finest collection of company-built mill housing in Woonsocket.
  • South Main Street - An upper class neighborhood for Woonsocket's wealthy residents from 1830 to 1930.
  • Streetcar Suburbs - Working class neighborhoods that grew up along the trolly tracks from 1895 to 1930.
  • North End - An affluent residential community built in the early twentieth century.
  • Walnut Hill - A post World War II residential suburb.


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