25 COOL FACTS ABOUT OLNEYVILLE
Did you know Olneyville used to hold exhibition boxing matches at the Rhode Island Athletic Club on Plainfield Street?
Fact #18: According to this December 4th, 1914 edition of The Evening News newspaper, exhibition boxing matches were held in Olneyville on numerous occasions at places like the Rhode Island Athletic Club and other exhibition halls in the community…
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