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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

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Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
Pawtucket borders Providence, Rhode Island.

Pawtucket was a major contributor of cotton textiles during the American Industrial Revolution. Slater Mill, built in 1793 by Samuel Slater on the Blackstone River falls in downtown Pawtucket, was the first fully mechanized cotton-spinning mill in America.Wikipedia



Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

Goff's Angora Braid
D. Goff & Sons, Pawtucket, R.I.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

East Avenue

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

H. & B. AMERICAN MACHINE CO.
Pawtucket, R. I.
Builders of COTTON MACHINERY
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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

Pawtucket-Central Falls Station, Pawtucket, R.I.

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News  1790 - December 20 - 1st successful US cotton mill to spin yarn (Pawtucket, RI)


Reinvent Rhode Island: The Industrial Revolution started in Rhode...Read MORE...

1824 - Women weavers from Pawtucket struck

News  1853 - AWFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. FOURTEEN LIVES LOST -- THIRTY OR FORTY SERIOUSLY INJURED.
By Telegraph to the New York Daily Times.

Disagreeable necessity obliges us to shock the...Read MORE...

News  1864 - Fire in Pawtucket.
PROVIDENCE, Thursday, Nov. 17. - A fire in Pawtucket this afternoon destroyed the Congregational...Read MORE...

News  1883 - LARGE FIRE IN PAWTUCKET. SEVERAL BUILDINGS DESTROYED, CAUSING A LOSS OF OVER $100,000.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., July 1. - Pawtucket was visited this morning by the most destructive fire for...Read MORE...

News  1890 - LARGE PRINT WORKS BURNED. THE DUNNELL ESTABLISHMENT AT PAWTUCKET DESTROYED BY FIRE.
PAWTUCKET, R. I. Aug. 16. - The Dunnell Print Works were destroyed by fire to-day. The loss is...Read MORE...

News  1894 - Fire
Lumber Street, on the west, which is the first highway running parallel with the water front, is...Read MORE...

News  1903 - PAWTUCKET STATION BURNED. Two Firemen Seriously Hurt and the Damage About $25,000.
PAWTUCKET, R. I., Nov. 21. - The Pawtucket station of the New York, New Haven and Hartford...Read MORE...

1906
Pawtucket, a city of Providence CO., R.I., on the Pawtucket (Blackstone) River and on the New York, ...Read MORE...


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