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Points of Interest

Slater Mill Historic Site
67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02862
Phone: 401-725-8638
Web site: www.slatermill.org
Includes Slater Mill (1793), birthplace of American industry, the Sylvanus Brown House (1758), an early skilled worker's home; and the Wilkinson Mill (1810) which houses an authentic 19th century machine shop. A reconstructed 16,000 lb. water wheel (c.1826) is in operation. Operating early textile machinery and demonstrations of hand-spinning and weaving. Museum shop.
OPEN: December-end of April: weekends only, tours Sat-Sun, 1-3 (Weather & conditions permitting) May-Nov 10-5 p.m.; Mon-Sat, 10-5 p.m. Sun, 12-5 p.m.

The Blackstone Valley Visitor Center
171 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-724-2200 :
Toll Free 800-454-2882
Web site: www.tourblackstone.com
The Visitor Center. Open: Daily, Mon-Sun, 9 a.m to 5 p.m

Daggett Farm
U.S. Route 1-A , Pawtucket, RI 02840
Phone: 401-728-0500, x 245
Farm yard animals, pony rides, horse riding lessons, floral gardens, community vegetable gardens and company outings.
OPEN: Year round, Mon-Fri, 8-4 p.m.; Sat-Sun, 9-4:30 p.m.

Daggett House
16 Second Drive, Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone: 401-722-6931 401-724-5748
Furnished with outstanding antiques, including Colonial pewter used in Revolutionary War and china owned by Gen. and Mrs. Nathanael Greene and the Daggett Family. Outstanding needlework and furniture.
OPEN: Jun-Sep, most Sat & Sun, 2-5 p.m.; and by appt. by Pawtucket Chapter, NSDAR, Custodian.

Modern Diner
364 East Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-726-8390
The Modern Diner is the first diner in the nation to be accepted on the National Register for Historic Places. Customized and factory built, it is a sterling Streamliner, a line of "Modernistic" diners manufactured in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Diners originated in Providence in 1872.

Pawtucket Country Club
900 Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone: 401-726-6320
Membership golf & country club.

Pawtucket History Research Center
Phone: 401-725-3714 ext. 219
Web site: www.pawtuckethistoryresearchcenter.org

The Elizabeth J. Johnson Pawtucket History Research Center contains an extraordinary collection of material about Pawtucket and is located in the Joseph Spaulding House, the first residence in the city to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Pawtucket Public Library
13 Summer Street,
Pawtucket, RI
Phone: 401-725-3714
Web site: www.pawtucketlibrary.org

The library’s collection includes books, magazines, video cassettes, DVDs, large print books, local newspapers on microfilm, and special collections in Spanish, Portuguese and for English Language Learners. The library provides free internet access and wireless. The library’s website includes research databases, selected websites, and information about programs and classes. The library holds programs for children, teen and adult audiences. Classes include: English Discussion, Literacy, Citizenship, Computer Instruction, and Computer Instruction in Spanish. The bookmobile provides library services to the city’s neighborhoods.

HOURS: Mon-Thurs 9 am -8:45 pm, Fri-Sat 9 am -4:45 pm, Sundays 12 pm-4 pm October through April.

Pawtucket Red Sox
1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-724-7300
Web site: www.pawsox.com
Class AAA - International League Baseball, affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.

Pawtucket Town Boat Landing Ramp
Taft Street, Pawtucket, RI
Public ramp with off street parking.

Pawtucket Veterans Memorial Park
Corner of Exchange St. and Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI
Phone: 401-728-0500, Ext. 225
The recently completed park, overlooking the Blackstone River, contains a monument to all Pawtucket Veterans and an amphitheater area seating 225 persons with a covered stage.

Preservation Society of Pawtucket
Pawtucket, RI
Phone: 401-725-9581
From award winning Greek revivals and victorians to bungalows and triple deckers, discover historic Pawtucket as you've never seen it before. Guided and self guided historical and architectural tours available.

Rhode Island Rock Climbing Gym
210 Weeden Street, Pawtucket, 02861 02861
Phone: 401-727-1704
Rock climbing wall for the entire family, instructions given.

Slater Memorial Park
Route 1A, Pawtucket, RI
Phone: 401-728-0500, x 252
The park has full recreational facilities, including tennis courts and 18 picnic sites. The Looff Carousel was built in 1894, installed in the park in 1910 and restored in 1978.
OPEN: Park: Memorial Day-Labor Day, 8-9 p.m.; Labor Day-Memorial Day, 8-dusk. Carousel hours: Easter Sunday-Jun 30, Sat-Sun, 11-5 p.m.; Jul 1- Labor Day, Daily, 11-5 p.m.; Labor Day and Columbus Day weekends, 11-5 p.m.

Spirit of the Blackstone River Valley
Pawtucket, RI
Phone: 401-724-1500 : Toll Free 800-619-BOAT
Web site: www.tourblackstone.com
Narrated riverboat tours that depict the history and environment of the Blackstone River Valley. Tours accommodate individuals, groups, and private charters. 10 passenger riverboat departs from various scenic locations.

Water Cruises of Rhode Island, LLC
171 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-725-8200
A variety of cruise opportunities aboard the "Hope" or "Renaissance" ferries. These European-style tour boats have comfortable aircraft seating, are fully climate controlled, and are equipped with restrooms. Choose from Providence Harbor tours to tours on Narragansett Bay. Tours are narrated.

Source: Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) and 2000 U.S. Census