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Slater Mill image
Pawtucket, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Old Slater Mill Association was founded in 1921 to preserve and restore the mill. The site became a tourist destination. Old Slater Mill Association renovated and restored the building in 1923. The mill was restored to its 1835 appearance. Today you can visit the mill to learn more about its place in American History. (This excerpt taken from the Slater Mill website)
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Pawtucket, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
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)
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)
Nestled between routes 146 and routes 123 , Lincoln Woods State Park is one of Blackstone Valley's great treasures. A short ride from Providence, Pawtucket, and Cumberland, it is a popular get away for northeastern Rhode Islanders. Visitors can enjoy swimming at the fresh water beach, trout fishing, playing ball, hiking, jogging, horseback riding, or just relaxing under a shade tree. (This excerpt taken from the Lincoln Woods State Park website)
Triggs Memorial Golf Course was conceived by Ross in the early 1930's and opened in the spring of 1932. As is typical of many Ross designs, Triggs Memorial is considered an exceptional layout featuring long difficult par 4's, "reachable" par 5's, and spectacular par 3's. The design follows the natural contours of the site with moderate and relatively gentle changes in elevation and small strategically bunkered greens. (This excerpt taken from the Triggs Memorial Golf Course website)
Pomham Rocks is the name for a small, half acre island located on the Providence River about 800 feet from the shore in the Riverside section of East Providence Rhode Island. Pomham Rocks was selected as the site for a navigational aid due to an increase in shipping traffic heading towards Providence in the first half of the nineteenth century.  (This excerpt taken from the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse website)
Slater Memorial Park image
Pawtucket, RI
(range: 2 miles)
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)
Whose hands built the landscape we see around us? What was life like for women, children, and men of diverse stations? What peoples and ideas thrived here, and to what far-flung corners of the world did they venture to seek their fortunes? How did Rhode Islanders grapple with slavery, when freedom and independence were on everyone’s minds and pens? Indulge your curiosity and explore Rhode Island’s history at the John Brown House Museum! (This excerpt taken from the John Brown House Museum website)
The RISD Museum image
Providence, RI
(range: 3 miles)
Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today including paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, costume and textiles, and furniture from all over the world. Of these objects, 2,444 of them are on view in the Museum now, 81,666 of them are available online, and there are 4,122 recent acquisitions. (This excerpt taken from the The RISD Museum website)
Rhode Island's State House was built between 1895 and 1904. It has 327,000 cubic feet of white Georgia marble, 15,000,000 bricks, and 1,309 tons of iron floor beams. At night, the building glows beautifully from 109 floodlights, which help to make it visible to neighboring cities and towns. (This excerpt taken from the Rhode Island State House website)
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