Blackberry River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBlackberry River
Blackberry River dam at Beckley Iron Furnace
|Other name(s)||(Alternately, Blackburn River,
Blackbury River, and other names)
|Towns||Norfolk, North Canaan|
|Main source||Confluence of Wood Creek and Spaulding Brook
1,130 ft (340 m)
|River mouth||Housatonic River
643 ft (196 m)
|Length||9.64 mi (15.51 km)|
|Basin size||17,341.03 acres (7,017.67 ha)|
The Blackberry River is a westward-flowing river located entirely in the far northwest corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. The river runs for nine miles (14 km) through the towns of Norfolk and North Canaan, where it empties into the Housatonic River. The river provided waterpower for industrial purposes from the early 1700s through the first part of the 20th century.
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