First Successful Cotton Mill in America

First Successful Cotton Mill in America (HMDO)

Location: Pawtucket, RI 02860 Providence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 52.667', W 71° 22.955'

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In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the First Successful Cotton Mill in America this tablet was presented to the Old Slater Mill Association, present owners of this historic building in honor of the textile pioneer whose name they perpetuate. Samuel Slater, father of the American factory system. From this little mill started by Slater in 1790, grew America's great cotton manufacturing industry whose products are known around the world.
Year Placed1940
Placed ByThe National Association of Cotton Manufacturers and the Rhode Island Textile Association
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 302296 N 4638951
Decimal Degrees41.87778333, -71.38258333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 52.667', W 71° 22.955'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 52' 40.02" N, 71° 22' 57.30" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket RI 02860, US
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