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

Wilkinson Mill

 
 
Wilkinson Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
1. Wilkinson Mill Marker
Inscription. National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark Wilkinson Mill, 1810. Site of the shop of David Wilkinson (1771–1852) Father of the American Machine Tool Industry.
 
Erected 1977 by American Society of Mechanical Engineers. (Marker Number 30.)
 
Location. 41° 52.653′ N, 71° 22.963′ W. Marker is in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker can be reached from Roosevelt Avenue. Touch for map. It is on the Slater Mill Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Slater Mill (a few steps from this marker); First Successful Cotton Mill in America (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Park and Riverwalk (approx. 1.2 miles away); John F. "Jack" McGee (approx. 1.6 miles away); Daggett House (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawtucket.
 
Also see . . .  Wilkinson Mill 1810. (Submitted on July 14, 2007.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Wilkinson & Slater Mills from across the Blackstone River , Pawtucket, RI image. Click for full size.
By Charles Whitin
2. Wilkinson & Slater Mills from across the Blackstone River , Pawtucket, RI
Pawtucket Arts Festival, Labor & Ethnic Heritage tent, with music, food and drink: every fall, around Labor Day.
Wilkinson Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Whitin, circa 2012
3. Wilkinson Mill Marker
Marker at the top of the steps to the fieldstone Wilkinson Machine Shop.
Wilkinson Mill image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
4. Wilkinson Mill
Wilkinson Mill image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
5. Wilkinson Mill
Mill race along Wilkinson Mill image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
6. Mill race along Wilkinson Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,911 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 28, 2012.   3. submitted on September 28, 2012, by Charles Whitin of Providence, Rhode Island.   4, 5, 6. 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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