WOONSOCKET – The American-French Genealogical Society is hosting a free presentation on the early history of Woonsocket.

Raymond Bacon, a retired Woonsocket High School history teacher and former co-director of the Museum of Work and Culture, will present Woonsocket Revisited on Sunday, March 31 at 1:30 p.m., in the AFGS Franco-American Heritage Center, 78 Earle St.

Mr. Bacon’s topics will include the early Native American residents, the development of the five villages of Woonsocket, the rise and fall of the textile industry and the immigrants who settled in Woonsocket and worked in the mills.

Seating is limited so pre-registration is suggested. Reservations may be made online only at https://tinyurl.com/yy4fneae .

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