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Slater Mill, Pawtucket, Providence County, RI

Slater Mill, Pawtucket, Providence County, RI

 
 
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Summary

For additional documentation, see also Slater Mill (HABS RI-82).
Significance: 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.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N175
Survey number: HAER RI-1
Building/structure dates: 1793 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1801 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1818- 1820 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1828- 1832 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1869- 1872 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1924-1925 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1955 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000001

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Pratt & Spencer
Old Slater Mill Association
N.P. Hicks & Company
Slater, Samuel
Wilkinson, Oziel
Brown, Moses
Anthony, Daniel
Almy, William
Washburn, Abisha
Andrews
Jenckes, David
Kingsley, Benjamin
Mason, James
Martin, David
Taylor, Andrew
Blackinton, Oliver
Shepherd, Benjamin
Evelith, William
Evelith, Inigo
Sterry, Cyprian
Jenkins, William
Jenkins, Anna Almy
Brown, Obadiah
Gideon C. Smith & Company
Tobey, Samuel Boyd
Jenkins, Moses
Jenkins, Anna
Jerauld, Henry
Jerauld, Edwin
H. Jerauld & Son
Pawtucket Haircloth Company
Baxter, Freeman
Ryder, David
Ryder, James
Littlefield, George
Littlefield, Alfred
Smith, Joseph
Fessenden Twine & Cordage Company
Fessenden, Benjamin
Fessenden, Samuel
Pratt, Francis
Spencer, Job L
Hicks, Nathan P
Sprague, John C
Shaw, William Henry
Spencer, Gideon
E. Jenckes & Company
Pawtucket Steamboart Company
Moncrief, James A
Hill, William
J. Crocker & Sons
Frost, Frank I
McKenna, Owen E
Brennan, Thomas J
New England Paper Tube Company
Pawtucket Electro-plating Company
Standard Braid Company
Spencer, Henry
Green Mountain Braiding Company
Lupien, A A
Strickland, Blodget, & Law
Willmarth-Mackillop
Dexter, Henry
Johns-Manville Company
Clement, Dan, transmitter
Boucher, Jack, photographer
Elliott, Joseph E, B, photographer
Kulik, G B, historian
Dyson, Emma J, H, historian
Hutchins, Louis P, historian
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