Tour the Historic Jewelry District

Sat, May 7; 12-2pm

Richmond and Ship Streets, Providence

330 Eddy St, Providence


Join us for a two-hour guided walking tour of the Historic Jewelry District. We will discuss the past, the present and the future. Why is it called the Jewelry District? Learn about the District’s history, buildings and architecture. Learn about the people… from Mayors to business owners to factory workers. Learn about innovation from the first Providence building with electricity, to the first steam engine, to a revolutionary watch band to today’s medical innovations. the District has been a hot spot for innovation for over 100 years.

WALK LEADER: Olin Thompson

A resident of the Jewelry District for over 15 years, Olin has been providing tours of the Jewelry District since 2014. Based upon research and wonderful comments from his tour groups, Olin has developed an interesting and informative tour of his neighborhood.