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Address: Woonsocket, RI
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Government building built in 1856.

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Abe Lincoln visited

Outside there is a plague of Abraham Lincoln from his visit in 1860. Inside the meeting hall looks pretty much as it did when he visited. He arrived at the depot by train, walked... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2014
kafiagirl
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Historic building officially known as "Harris Hall" in honor of Edward Harris, Woonsocket's first millionaire. This is where Abraham Lincoln spoke on his way to Seneca, NY. Could be so much more with a little imagination, not machinations.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Outside there is a plague of Abraham Lincoln from his visit in 1860. Inside the meeting hall looks pretty much as it did when he visited. He arrived at the depot by train, walked over to city hall and spoke. Little known fact, I think is exciting, just before he was nominated.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

I was pleased when I went into the building. It even had an old 20th century elevator, quite interesting.

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