Slide Title

Slater Mill Complex

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Date

April 1971

Description

Slater Mill, the first textile mille built in Rhode Island, was originally constructed in 1793 by Benjamin Talcott and later improved by Sylvanus Brown who added the water wheel. The original building was two and a half stories with dimensions of 43 feet long and 27 feet wide. Today the mill and the surrounding buildings are a museum that "presents exhibits that cover the entire history of the industry in Rhode Island and the lives of factory workers and owners.

Notes

Bibliography: Jordy, William H. "Buildings of Rhode Island" Oxford University Press, 2004. p. 143-144

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Photographer

Subject Headings

Historic buildings – Rhode Island -- Pawtucket; Space (Architecture) – Rhode Island -- Pawtucket; Architectural photography;

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Pawtucket

Street Address

67-71 Roosevelt Ave.

Keywords

Pawtucket; mills; Slater Mill;

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