Online Highways Home > Rhode Island > Pawtucket

Slater Mill Historic Site

Search Pawtucket Rhode Island

The 5.5 acres of the restored Slater Mill Historic Site displays the first industrialization in America during the late 18th and early 19th centuries in the birthplace of American industry. Slater duplicated British water-powered spinning, picking, carding, drawing, and roving machines. The complex depicts factory production and life in a 19th century industrial village. Guided tours include the 1758 Sylvanus Brown House and the 1793 Mill. An 8 ton wheel powers the 1810 Wilkinson Mill.

Location: P.O. Box 696, 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket Rhode Island 02862 Telephone 401-725-8638 Fax 401-722-3040

Other History nearby:
(Weymouth) Abigail Adams Birthplace
(Warwick) Apponaug Village
(Newport) Astors' Beechwood Mansion and Museum
(Barrington) Barrington Town Hall
(Fall River) Battleship Cove
(Newport) Belcourt Castle

09/21 Coming to The Pawtucket area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.