Welcome to Shop Blackstone

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Welcome to our temporary website where you can purchase products, until we launch our full ecommerce site with many more products.

On this page you can purchase products available from the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. Soon, you will be able to purchase items from other Blackstone Valley agencies, attractions and businesses. In addition to purchasing products directly online through our online store, you will be able to shop via a business directory and listing of specials available to those using this website. Until the directory and ecommerce site is fully operational, you may purchase products through our online form located here.

To purchase products, indicate the quantity of each product you wish to purchase, then fill out the contact information below. Rhode Island sales tax does not apply to clothing or food.

Shipping & Handling Charges

Shipping charges are based on USPS flat rate boxes or envelopes. There is a $1.00 handling charge for each item purchased. Any applicable tax will be added to your order total.





Food & Beverage

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Coffee Syrup makes COFFEE MILK
The Official Drink of the
State of Rhode Island

Dark, rich and smooth. Stir two tablespoons into eight ounces of cold milk for a refreshing, healthful thirst quencher. Terrific favor for reunions, weddings and conventions.

5-oz bottles

Out of stock




Polar Express

Polar Express Bear





Polar Express Book with CD





Destinations - A Guide to Discovering the Blackstone River Valley

Get to know the Blackstone Valley, its shops, restaurants and accommodations, its museums and other attractions. Includes maps and condensed directory, and hundreds of full color photos revealing the essence of our beautiful, busy, bountiful Blackstone Valley. Useful for visitors and residents alike. You'll love every page.

Price: $10.00



Rhode Island 101

An outlandish, fun approach to the historic details of Little Rhody. An irreverent look at the facts in hilarious, bite-size pieces. Native or not, Rhode Island 101 will bring a chuckle or a side-splitting guffaw to anyone who gives it a read. Tips, definitions, personalities, places and more all brought together in this 248 page, pocket-sized pearl.

Price: $14.95



Landscape of Industry
An Industrial History of the Blackstone Valley

Published in association with the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and the Worcester Historical Museum. Tells the story, from Worcester to Providence, of the industrialization that brought immigrant peoples to our shores and propelled America forward on a new trajectory.





TV Maitre D' Cookbook

Support the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council's Educational Program

The TV Maitre d' Cookbook A delicious collection of unique recipes from the best restaurants in Southern New England. More than 100 restaurants provided the recipes in this book, which also serves as an up-to-date restaurant guide with all the information you need to decide where to dine. Joe Zito is the affable host of the popular TV Maitre d' television show, and Linda Beaulieu is an award-winning food and travel writer. Together, they have created a must-have restaurant guide/cookbook.



Pins & Accessories



Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Logo Pin

A lapel pin you or your membership will be pleased to receive and proud to wear. Makes a quiet yet firm statement of your support and commitment to our National Heritage Corridor.

  • High quality, machine struck

  • Gold or silver plate

  • Enamel logo rendition

  • Protective back spring-grip

  • 5/8” diameter

$15.00 Gold


$15.00 Silver Quantity: 

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Rhode Island Red
and the Anchor of Hope Lapel Pin

Symbols of Rhode Island: The Rhode Island Red rooster, a breed original to the state, and the Anchor of Hope, emblazoned on the State flag are combined in an attractive cloisonné-style lapel pin. Extraordinary detail!

Special on 3/4" pin limited time only: $2.50
(regular price: $3.50)

$2.50 3/4 inch high


$5.00 1 inch high


$6.50 1 1/2 inch high


Rhode Island Books and Games by Roberta Mudge Humble

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Rhode Side

The colorful picture game that tests your familiarity with Rhode Island road-site landmarks. Great way to plan your Rhode Island explorations.




The RIte to Crow

A look at Rhode Island Firsts, Bests, and Uniques. Kids and adults will find fun and fascinating facts about Little Rhody.



Other Products

Rhode Island



Landmark Farms and Mills of
18th and 19th Century Blackstone Valley

These intriguing prints, impeccably reproduced from Rosalind Allen’s pencil and pastel originals, feature detailed landmarks along the Blackstone River and its tributaries in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Simply fascinating!

Blackstone River Valley, Rhode Island map includes tributaries and reservoirs from Burrillville, Woonsocket and Glocester to the mouth of Narragansett Bay.

Blackstone River Valley, Massachusetts map includes tributaries and reservoirs from Worcester to Douglas and Blackstone.

Reproduction size: 28” x 20” plus 3” border

$15.00 Rhode Island


$15.00 Massachusetts


Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Photo: Kristin Zawistowski

Miniature Canoe with Paddles

Handcrafted miniature wooden canoe with paddles for the enthusiast or collector in your life. Finished natural wood interior, painted exterior (plain or lettered).

Approx. 9 ½” long


Quantity Plain: 

Quantity Lettered: 


Order using the form below. You will be contacted by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, at which time shipping charges will be determined.

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How did you hear about us?

Blackstone Valley Visitor Center  175 Main Street  Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860 USA   Tel: 1-800-454-2882