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Old Slater Mill Association tour guide demonstrates colonial era cooking in the Brown House

Old Slater Mill Association

The Blackstone River Valley shaped the fabric of this nation. The Park shares the stories of the people who have called this place home for centuries.

Explore the links below to learn about the History and Culture of this place, activities for kids and youth, and how the National Park Service manages these unique and significant resources.

Bobbins sitting on top of Draper Loom

History and Culture

Learn more about the industrial history and heritage of the Blackstone River Valley.

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Kids and Youth

Have younger members in your traveling party? Learn more about what there is to do with kids in the park

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Learn how the National Park Service manages Blackstone River Valley NHP

Last updated: November 10, 2022

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67 Roosevelt Ave
Pawtucket , RI 02860



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