Detail For Show: Along the Blackstone


Show Description:

The cable Television series Along the Blackstone it is a collaborative effort among various nonprofit, local and state organizations, the National Park Service and a host of individuals who contribute their stories to each episode.

The National Park Service Ranger Host leads the viewer through the industrial landscape, capturing the stories, the cultures, the rich natural resources and the heritage of the birthplace of the America’s journey towards industrialization. Along the way, we meet the people of the Valley as they tell their story in their own words.

The story of the mill villages first established here in the Blackstone Valley is a national story of industrialization for the mill village model can be found throughout the country and it is a story that all can relate to. This partnership with the people of the Blackstone Valley is reflected in the stories told and the awards won including 10 regional awards, a 1996 Telly Award, a 1997 Communicator Award of Distinction, the National Association of Interpretation’s 1998 Media Award, a 1999 Communicator Award of Excellence, and the National Park Service Freedom Star Award 2002. The A&E Network:The History Channel selected 21 episodes to air as part of their American History Showcase series.

The added benefit of the television series is that the mission of the National Park Service to “preserve unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations” is presented using real life examples that are readily available for all to enjoy. The series showcases partners working together to preserve the rich and diverse heritage found here in the Blackstone Valley, the beginning of America’s Industrial journey, but throughout communities in America.

Type of Show: Multiple episode series

Target Viewing Market: New England (US)

State of Production and/or Target State or Province: Massachusetts

Frequency of Episodes: Approximately every 90 days

Show Producer: NPS / Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park

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Alone the Blackstone - Vision the art of Doing.mpg00:09:410.1615
Along the Blackstone 57 Developing the Womans Political Voice00:30:030.998
Along the Blackstone 72 We Walk Labor Struggles in the Blackstone Valley00:29:380.685
Along the Blackstone 73 Climate Change From a Very Local Perspective00:29:440.8210
Along the Blackstone 74 Building Fish Ladders Past Present and Future00:30:000.938
Along the Blackstone #69 - Stories from Americas National Parks - What would you do for freedom.mpg00:28:010.4624
Along the Blackstone - A Soldier's Camp Life-Civil War in the Valley Pt. 2.mpg00:29:400.4724
Along the Blackstone - Abolitionists and the Undergound Railroad.mpg00:29:470.4725
Along the Blackstone - Active Winter.mpg00:29:530.4922
Along the Blackstone - Baseball in the Valley.mpg00:29:310.4728
Along the Blackstone - Bike Hike and Canoe the Blackstone.mpg00:30:090.5024
Along the Blackstone - Cape Verdean Voices.mpg00:30:120.5014
Along the Blackstone - Come Closer Children and you will hear.. Family Stories I.mpg00:30:060.5020
Along the Blackstone - Come Closer Children and you will hear.. Family Stories II.mpg00:29:560.5019
Along the Blackstone - Controlling Water making the Pieces Work.mpg00:09:380.1614
Along the Blackstone - Digging Up History.mpg00:29:320.4928
Along the Blackstone - Diners of the Valley.mpg00:29:420.4925
Along the Blackstone - Discovering the River with The Paddle Club.mpg00:30:000.4822
Along the Blackstone - Discovering Your Community.mpg00:29:420.4919
Along the Blackstone - Economic Impact of the Civil War on the Valley.mpg00:29:470.4919
Along the Blackstone - Factory to Farm-Farm to Factory.mpg00:30:060.4822
Along the Blackstone - Favorite Ranger Tales.mpg00:30:180.5020
Along the Blackstone - Frederick Law Olmsted and the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:29:140.4818
Along the Blackstone - George Perkins Marsh and Blackstone Valley Growth.mpg00:30:090.5013
Along the Blackstone - Haying Season and the New England Farming Community.mpg00:59:100.9818
Along the Blackstone - Helping Mother Natures Critters.mpg00:30:140.5019
Along the Blackstone - Hidden Villages, Hidden History.mpg00:30:090.5020
Along the Blackstone - How to Build a Bikeway - Government at work..mpg00:29:390.4917
Along the Blackstone - Mill City and Mill Village - Americas Industrial Story.mpg00:29:420.4920
Along the Blackstone - Mill Life.mpg00:29:450.4721
Along the Blackstone - Mills the TiesTthat Bind.mpg00:30:060.5013
Along the Blackstone - New England Farm Traditions.mpg00:30:320.4922
Along the Blackstone - Old Mills New Uses.mpg00:29:280.4918
Along the Blackstone - Paddling the Blackstone.mpg00:29:540.4818
Along the Blackstone - People do Make a Difference The History of ZAP.mpg00:30:160.4810
Along the Blackstone - Places to Hide - Underground Railroad Activity in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:30:070.5018
Along the Blackstone - Preservation Passion.mpg00:30:060.4812
Along the Blackstone - Preservation Stories Connecting People to Places.mpg00:30:070.5011
Along the Blackstone - Preservation Tools.mpg00:29:420.4914
Along the Blackstone - Preserving Old Mills and Mill History.mpg00:29:490.4916
Along the Blackstone - Preserving the Valley Piece by Piece.mpg00:30:140.508
Along the Blackstone - Preserving the Valley.mpg00:29:430.4914
Along the Blackstone - Rivers What We Do Matters.mpg00:29:580.5013
Along the Blackstone - Roger Williams and our Religious Freedom.mpg00:30:110.5011
Along the Blackstone - Show Time.mpg00:29:430.4914
Along the Blackstone - Signs of Spring.mpg00:29:540.4915
Along the Blackstone - Something Lost Something Found.mpg00:30:110.5010
Along the Blackstone - Swedish Experience in the Valley.mpg00:30:030.4812
Along the Blackstone - The Blackstone Canal.mpg00:29:560.5014
Along the Blackstone - The French Canadians of the Valley.mpg00:29:400.4918
Along the Blackstone - The Home Front - Civil War in the Valley Part 3.mpg00:30:050.5012
Along the Blackstone - The Home Front WWII - The War Effort in the Valley.mpg00:29:580.5017
Along the Blackstone - The Irish Influence in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:29:530.4922
Along the Blackstone - The River.mpg00:29:540.4913
Along the Blackstone - Trails of the Corridor.mpg00:30:030.4814
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal II.mpg00:29:560.5011
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal Part 1.mpg00:30:040.5010
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal Part 3.mpg00:29:380.499
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal Part IV.mpg00:29:310.498
Along the Blackstone - Village Voices.mpg00:29:540.4912
Along the Blackstone - Volunteers in Nature.mpg00:30:230.5013
Along the Blackstone - Water Power.mpg00:26:440.4416
Along the Blackstone - Water Quality.mpg00:30:000.4815
Along the Blackstone - We are Still Here - The Nipmuc People in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:30:090.5012
Along the Blackstone - We Can Take It - The CCC's in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:29:590.5010
Along the Blackstone - What is in A Corridor.mpg00:29:230.497
Along the Blackstone - What is so Special About The Valley.mpg00:29:320.4914
Along the Blackstone - What Killed the Blackstone Canal.mpg00:30:060.5010
Along the Blackstone - What We do Matters.mpg00:29:470.4719
Along the Blackstone - What Would You Do For Freedom.mpg00:29:070.4617
Along the Blackstone - Whats A Watershed.mpg00:29:480.4921
Along the Blackstone - Whos Blackstone.mpg00:30:200.5011
Along the Blackstone - Winter in the Valley.mpg00:27:050.4521
Along the Blackstone 71 - Nipmuc Nation and Blackstone Valley Industrial Story.mpg00:30:240.5020

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