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Slater Mill

"As you enter the bell tower of the Slater Mill you’ll be carried back to the time when children were called from the farm fields to the machines of the spinning and weaving mills that soon lined the banks of the Blackstone and its tributaries by the hundreds. ~ The Slater Mill website

Sam Slater changed the way the new colonies did business in 1793 when he re-created the Arkwright system that he learned about in England in this Pawtucket mill. Its sits aside the beautiful granite Wilkinson Mill, the Sylvanus Brown house and across from the northern R.I. Visitor center, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket.

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