Take a walk with us this October

Join veteran OSMA interpreter Joshua Choiniere for a one-mile walk in the downtown center, to imagine the landscape before and after Joseph Jenks II settled here in 1670. Walks begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on October 9, 16 & 30. Meet at Old Slater Mill. In English. In Spanish.

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Haaland formalizes historical park boundary


Senators Whitehouse and Reed and Congressman Jim Langevin look on as Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland formalizes the boundary of the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park in July. OSMA helped to make this possible through its donation of property for the park. This is an exciting time for the old mill and Pawtucket.


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As part of the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, the Old Slater Mill museum and historic site is operated by the National Park Service. For information about the BRVNHP, click here! or visit nps.gov/blrv



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