We work to preserve, protect, and promote the historic character of Benefit Street and its surrounds.


While most of our members are area residents and institutions, we welcome the support of anyone who values the historical significance of the area and understands the importance of preserving it for future generations.

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Learn about “Benefit Street: the Mile of History” and the Mile of History Association.

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Our initiatives

MoHA has begun an aggressive effort to document neighborhood conditions and advocate for revitalization of our streets, sidewalks, and streetlights.

We work with the Providence Preservation Society and the City of Providence to ensure that properties in the area are in compliance with housing standards and Historic District Commission guidelines.

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How can you help?

Join or donate to the association. Help protect our Mile of History.



Historical and cultural organizations and other places of interest along the Mile of History…


Stories, Legends & Historical Facts

About people, places, and events over the years on the Mile of History…

With the exception of historical images, all photographs on this site © 2018, Linda Getgen