Includes Slater Mill (1793), birthplace of American industry, the Sylvanus Brown House (1758), an early skilled worker's home; and the Wilkinson Mill (1810) which houses an authentic nineteenth- century machine shop and a reconstructed 16,000-lb. water wheel. Learn about the people of the early industrial revolution, the tools and machines they used and the place where America changed direction.
Services / Features / Restrictions: Attraction, Educational, Heritage Trust of RI, Cultural, Of Interest to Children, Museum, National Historic Landmark, Theater, Reservations Required for Groups, Blackstone Valley and Northern Rhode Island, Shopping
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