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Slater Mill Historic Site

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Chas & Em
Chas & Em
August 03, 2018
Rhode Island is the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. Located in Pawtucket is Slater Mill, which is North America’s first water-powered cotton spinning mill. Samuel Slater, who was born in England in 1768, moved to America in 1789. At the time, British laws forbid exporting details…
Johanne
Johanne
July 26, 2018
"The first water-powered cotton mill, this Pawtucket site is acknowledged by many historians as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. Founded by Samuel Slater in 1793, the factory replicated operations he had seen in England. The mill's success ushered in a new era for both labor and…
Malinda & Phil
Malinda & Phil
April 08, 2018
1st Water Powered textile mill in the US
Mary
Mary
February 19, 2018
Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Liz
Liz
July 03, 2017
birthplace of the industrial revolution

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“A classic Sterling Streamliner diner which was the first Pawtucket restaurant to be accepted on the National Register for Historic Places. This place is always busy and for good reason: great food and service, bustling atmosphere, good prices. 30+ daily specials can be found on the wall as you walk thru the door. They do also serve brunch cocktails.”
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“One of our favorite restaurants! Delicious Indian fare with plenty of choices for Veg/Vegan/GF diets. We love their Sunday morning brunch buffet! Dine in or take-out. Awesome cocktails and always a great atmosphere. Seating inside and outside. ”
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Location
67 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone+1 401-725-8638
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM