Old Slater Mill

Also known as: Slater Mill Historic Site
Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Photos 

Slater Mill

Photo from the Historic American Engineering Record

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Slater Mill was the first successful cotton factory, and the first water powered spinning mill using the Arkwright system of Carding and spinning in North America. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER RI-1)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 13, 1966
Reference number
66000001
Areas of significance
Industry; Invention
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
District
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current functions
Museum; Park; Specialty store
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant year
1793
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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