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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.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at 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. First Successful Cotton Mill in America (a few steps from this marker); Wilkinson Mill (a few steps from 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 . . .  Story of Samuel Slater. (Submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
 
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Slater Mill along the Blackstone River image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
2. Slater Mill along the Blackstone River
The Old Slater Mill image. Click for full size.
By Andrian Paquette, October 28, 2010
3. The Old Slater Mill
Marker on Slater Mill image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 7, 2007
4. Marker on Slater 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 2,089 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   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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