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Pawtucket in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Old Slater Mill

 
 
The Old Slater Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
1. The Old Slater Mill Marker
Inscription.  
The birthplace of the cotton manufacturing industry in America. Here in 1793 Samuel Slater, Moses Brown, and William Almy established the first successful cotton factory in the United States.
 
Erected by State of Rhode Island.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 41° 52.663′ N, 71° 22.957′ W. Marker is in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker can be reached from Roosevelt Avenue. Marker is at the Slater Mill Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Successful Cotton Mill in America (a few steps from this marker); A Mechanic's Life (a few steps from this marker); The Wilkinson Mill (a few steps from this marker); Milling Machines (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Wilkinson Mill (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawtucket.
 
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The Old Slater Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 19, 2020
2. The Old Slater Mill Marker
The Old Slater Mill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrian Paquette, October 28, 2010
3. The Old Slater Mill
Slater Mill along the Blackstone River image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
4. Slater Mill along the Blackstone River
Slater Mill Historic Site
National Register of Historic Places nomination
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,321 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on June 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on September 28, 2012, by Charles Whitin of Providence, Rhode Island.   4. submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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