Tour 1. Walking tour of the Mill River Greenway
Led by: John Sinton, Co-Moderator of the
Mill River Greenway Initiative
John Sinton is one of the Co-Moderators of the Mill River Greenway Initiative whose mission is to design and create a greenway along the Mill River that protects the watershed, preserves cultural artifacts and encourages recreational activities. John is a trained historian and is currently writing a book on the history of the Mill River. He regularly leads tour of this interesting resource.
Explore the path of the Mill River from Smith College to "Licking Water", downtown before it was diverted away from the city center in 1940. At each stop along the way, local experts will reveal bit of history about the particular location and archive photos and maps will be explained.