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Wilkinson Mill, Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, Providence County, RI



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B&W Photos

HB1015377
View Of Wilkinson Mill In 1971

HB1015378
Aerial View Of Mill In 1978 After Renovation By Slater Mill Association

HB1015379
Aerial View Of Mill Showing Side Elevation


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Item Title


Location
Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER RI-2
Building/structure dates: 1810 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1970 subsequent work
Significance: Representative example of an early 19th century mill, the Wilkinson Mill was one of the first mills in the United States to be steam powered. It is also one of the first mills in the country to produce worsted wool.

Subjects
Historic Sites
Power Industry
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Wilkinson, Oziel
Old Slater Mill Association
Wilkinson, David
Pawtucket Electric Light Company
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Kulik, G. B., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF WILKINSON MILL IN 1971
2. AERIAL VIEW OF MILL IN 1978 AFTER RENOVATION BY SLATER MILL ASSOCIATION. SLATER MILL IS DIRECTLY BEHIND THE WILKINSON MILL.
3. AERIAL VIEW OF MILL SHOWING SIDE ELEVATION. NOTE REBUILT CUPOLA AND UNBRICKED WINDOWS THAT WERE PRESENT IN RI-2-1


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