"North Bank Village on the Blackstone River" Cumberland by atufft
Cumberland Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 48 photos
Cumberland is on the north bank of the Blackstone Falls, across the bridge from neighboring Central Falls. Cumberland is decidely more residential, having a somewhat newer commercial strip along Broad Street. The city has also completed a more formalized nature trail along the Blackstone River, and there is a bicycle trail too. Apparently, because of it's location on the north side of the river, the town was originally part of a territorial dispute between MA and RI, with MA eventually ceding the town to RI. Check out the sandstone built city hall, the Colonial Bakery, and Rhody Rugs. There is also a monastery, and some other historic buildings that I didn't visit.
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