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.mpg00:09:410.16/N/A15/0
Along the Blackstone 57 Developing the Womans Political Voice00:30:030.99/N/A10/0
Along the Blackstone 72 We Walk Labor Struggles in the Blackstone Valley00:29:380.68/N/A7/0
Along the Blackstone 73 Climate Change From a Very Local Perspective00:29:440.82/N/A12/0
Along the Blackstone 74 Building Fish Ladders Past Present and Future00:30:000.93/N/A11/0
Along the Blackstone #69 - Stories from Americas National Parks - What would you do for freedom.mpg00:28:010.46/N/A26/0
Along the Blackstone - A Soldier's Camp Life-Civil War in the Valley Pt. 2.mpg00:29:400.47/N/A23/0
Along the Blackstone - Abolitionists and the Undergound Railroad.mpg00:29:470.47/N/A26/0
Along the Blackstone - Active Winter.mpg00:29:530.49/N/A23/0
Along the Blackstone - Baseball in the Valley.mpg00:29:310.47/N/A29/0
Along the Blackstone - Bike Hike and Canoe the Blackstone.mpg00:30:090.50/N/A25/0
Along the Blackstone - Cape Verdean Voices.mpg00:30:120.50/N/A15/0
Along the Blackstone - Come Closer Children and you will hear.. Family Stories I.mpg00:30:060.50/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Come Closer Children and you will hear.. Family Stories II.mpg00:29:560.50/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Controlling Water making the Pieces Work.mpg00:09:380.16/N/A15/0
Along the Blackstone - Digging Up History.mpg00:29:320.49/N/A29/0
Along the Blackstone - Diners of the Valley.mpg00:29:420.49/N/A26/0
Along the Blackstone - Discovering the River with The Paddle Club.mpg00:30:000.48/N/A23/0
Along the Blackstone - Discovering Your Community.mpg00:29:420.49/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Economic Impact of the Civil War on the Valley.mpg00:29:470.49/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Factory to Farm-Farm to Factory.mpg00:30:060.48/N/A21/0
Along the Blackstone - Favorite Ranger Tales.mpg00:30:180.50/N/A21/0
Along the Blackstone - Frederick Law Olmsted and the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:29:140.48/N/A19/0
Along the Blackstone - George Perkins Marsh and Blackstone Valley Growth.mpg00:30:090.50/N/A14/0
Along the Blackstone - Haying Season and the New England Farming Community.mpg00:59:100.98/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Helping Mother Natures Critters.mpg00:30:140.50/N/A19/0
Along the Blackstone - Hidden Villages, Hidden History.mpg00:30:090.50/N/A21/0
Along the Blackstone - How to Build a Bikeway - Government at work..mpg00:29:390.49/N/A18/0
Along the Blackstone - Mill City and Mill Village - Americas Industrial Story.mpg00:29:420.49/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Mill Life.mpg00:29:450.47/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Mills the TiesTthat Bind.mpg00:30:060.50/N/A13/0
Along the Blackstone - New England Farm Traditions.mpg00:30:320.49/N/A21/0
Along the Blackstone - Old Mills New Uses.mpg00:29:280.49/N/A20/0
Along the Blackstone - Paddling the Blackstone.mpg00:29:540.48/N/A19/0
Along the Blackstone - People do Make a Difference The History of ZAP.mpg00:30:160.48/N/A10/0
Along the Blackstone - Places to Hide - Underground Railroad Activity in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:30:070.50/N/A18/0
Along the Blackstone - Preservation Passion.mpg00:30:060.48/N/A12/0
Along the Blackstone - Preservation Stories Connecting People to Places.mpg00:30:070.50/N/A11/0
Along the Blackstone - Preservation Tools.mpg00:29:420.49/N/A14/0
Along the Blackstone - Preserving Old Mills and Mill History.mpg00:29:490.49/N/A16/0
Along the Blackstone - Preserving the Valley Piece by Piece.mpg00:30:140.50/N/A8/0
Along the Blackstone - Preserving the Valley.mpg00:29:430.49/N/A13/0
Along the Blackstone - Rivers What We Do Matters.mpg00:29:580.50/N/A14/0
Along the Blackstone - Roger Williams and our Religious Freedom.mpg00:30:110.50/N/A10/0
Along the Blackstone - Show Time.mpg00:29:430.49/N/A14/0
Along the Blackstone - Signs of Spring.mpg00:29:540.49/N/A15/0
Along the Blackstone - Something Lost Something Found.mpg00:30:110.50/N/A9/0
Along the Blackstone - Swedish Experience in the Valley.mpg00:30:030.48/N/A13/0
Along the Blackstone - The Blackstone Canal.mpg00:29:560.50/N/A13/0
Along the Blackstone - The French Canadians of the Valley.mpg00:29:400.49/N/A19/0
Along the Blackstone - The Home Front - Civil War in the Valley Part 3.mpg00:30:050.50/N/A12/0
Along the Blackstone - The Home Front WWII - The War Effort in the Valley.mpg00:29:580.50/N/A18/0
Along the Blackstone - The Irish Influence in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:29:530.49/N/A22/0
Along the Blackstone - The River.mpg00:29:540.49/N/A13/0
Along the Blackstone - Trails of the Corridor.mpg00:30:030.48/N/A13/0
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal II.mpg00:29:560.50/N/A11/0
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal Part 1.mpg00:30:040.50/N/A10/0
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal Part 3.mpg00:29:380.49/N/A9/0
Along the Blackstone - Uncovering the Hidden Canal Part IV.mpg00:29:310.49/N/A7/0
Along the Blackstone - Village Voices.mpg00:29:540.49/N/A12/0
Along the Blackstone - Volunteers in Nature.mpg00:30:230.50/N/A12/0
Along the Blackstone - Water Power.mpg00:26:440.44/N/A16/0
Along the Blackstone - Water Quality.mpg00:30:000.48/N/A15/0
Along the Blackstone - We are Still Here - The Nipmuc People in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:30:090.50/N/A12/0
Along the Blackstone - We Can Take It - The CCC's in the Blackstone Valley.mpg00:29:590.50/N/A10/0
Along the Blackstone - What is in A Corridor.mpg00:29:230.49/N/A7/0
Along the Blackstone - What is so Special About The Valley.mpg00:29:320.49/N/A14/0
Along the Blackstone - What Killed the Blackstone Canal.mpg00:30:060.50/N/A11/0
Along the Blackstone - What We do Matters.mpg00:29:470.47/N/A18/0
Along the Blackstone - What Would You Do For Freedom.mpg00:29:070.46/N/A19/0
Along the Blackstone - Whats A Watershed.mpg00:29:480.49/N/A21/0
Along the Blackstone - Whos Blackstone.mpg00:30:200.50/N/A11/0
Along the Blackstone - Winter in the Valley.mpg00:27:050.45/N/A21/0
Along the Blackstone 71 - Nipmuc Nation and Blackstone Valley Industrial Story.mpg00:30:240.50/N/A19/0

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