Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park

National Park Service, Massachusetts.

The Blackstone River powered America's entry into the Age of Industry. The success of Samuel Slater's cotton spinning mill in Pawtucket, RI touched off a chain reaction that changed how people worked and where they lived, and continues to reverberate across the nation to this day. Come visit and see how this revolution transformed the landscape of the Blackstone Valley and then the United States.

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The park headquarters is temporarily located at the Roger Williams National Memorial in Providence, RI. 282 North Main Street Providence, RI 02903 401-521-7266

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