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AAIM collects and preserves artifacts that relate to the industrial history of the Attleboro area; makes these materials available for research and enjoyment; and acts as a resource center for the education of the public about our industrial history. (This excerpt taken from the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum website)
The Attleboro Arts Museum involves audiences of all ages and backgrounds in the visual arts through diverse educational programs and engaging arts experiences. We work to support the creative and artistic development of both promising and professional artists. (This excerpt taken from the Attleboro Arts Museum website)
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Attleboro, MA
(range: 6 miles)
Found in the heart of Attleboro, Capron Park Zoo is one of the city’s premiere recreation destinations. Visitors can immerse themselves in the warmth and wonder of a tropical rainforest, be awed by the roar of our lion pride, or simply enjoy the wonders of animals from all over the globe. With something to amaze and inspire the whole family, Capron Park Zoo is a fun-filled place for the young and young-at-heart. (This excerpt taken from the Capron Park Zoo website)
Hillside Country Club is a fun yet challenging nine hole golf course with first class amenities, but OPEN TO EVERYONE! Located near the Massachusetts/Rhode Island border, golfers of all skill levels can enjoy 9 or 18 FUN holes before heading to the beautiful Tiki bar that overlooks the 9th hole. (This excerpt taken from the Hillside Country Club website)
Estimated 200-acre Olmstead designed park, 1895 historic Looff Carousel (oldest Looff stander carousel in the world), 11 ballfields, 10 tennis courts, 13 picnic sites, one basketball court, Daggett Farm, Animal Shelter, three-acre Class C fishing pond, 2.2-mile linear bike trail from Tomlinson Athletic Complex on Daggett Avenue through Slater Memorial Park to Kimberley Rock Athletic Complex in Rumford, the Pawtucket Dog Park, Friendship Gardens nature preserve, Marconi Gardens (weddings), Parks & Recreation administrative office, various outdoor art sculptures, Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Adventure Playground featuring climbing wall, space nets, slides and swings (This excerpt taken from the Slater Memorial Park website)
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Pawtucket, RI
(range: 11 miles)
The Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark is recognized internationally as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. Samuel Slater's 1793 Old Slater Mill, Oziel and David Wilkinson's 1810 Wilkinson Mill, and Sylvanus Brown's 1758 early Pawtucket cottage, are located here on the banks of the lower Blackstone River. (This excerpt taken from the Slater Mill website)
Named in honor of the father of the American Industrial Revolution, Samuel Slater, this 40-foot canal boat is the only one of its kind in nearby American waters. The boat is a reminder of the two decades (from 1828 – 1848), when canal boats were a common sight on the Blackstone River and the nearby Blackstone Canal. (This excerpt taken from the Samuel Slater Canal Boat website)
From the traditional estate grown Pinot Noir to luscious fruit and berry wines inspired by local New England fruit, all our wines are made onsite in small batches paying close attention to detail by winemaker, Allan Berntson. (This excerpt taken from the Diamond Hill Vineyards website)
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Brockton, MA
(range: 11 miles)
Each year, Fuller Craft Museum presents a robust array of exhibitions in our galleries to delight, challenge, inspire, and educate our visitors. Showcasing the many facets of contemporary craft, the diverse presentations celebrate makers at all stages of their careers and the achievements of their creative practices. What’s more, the exhibitions offer a pathway to understanding past traditions and how this heritage has paved the way for modern triumphs in the vast and complex craft genre. (This excerpt taken from the Fuller Craft Museum website)
The Slater Mill Historic Site offers visitors a unique opportunity to see how the Blackstone River Valley was transformed from a series of small farming and milling communities into one the nineteenth century's great industrial centers. The site contains three buildings - the Sylvus Brown House (1758), the Slater Mill (1793) and the Wilkinson Mill (1810) - which illustrate the progression of textile manufacturing from a hand craft to large scale industrial enterprise. (This excerpt taken from the Slater Mill Historic Site website)
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