• The Slater Mill (yellow) and Wilkinson Mill (stone), along the Blacktone River in Pawtucket RI

    Blackstone River Valley

    National Heritage Corridor MA,RI

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The standard business hours of the Heritage Corridor Commission staff are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The office is closed on Federal holidays. To contact us:

John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley

National Heritage Corridor Commission

One Depot Square

Woonsocket, RI 02895

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Phone: (401) 762-0250

Fax: (401) 762-0530

Did You Know?

John Slater House, Slatersville, RI

After opening America's first successful textile mill, Samuel Slater also helped establish America's first mill village. Slatersville, in North Smithfield, RI, began operations in 1807. His brother John Slater, who lived in the white house seen here, ran the village for almost 40 years.