New Samuel Slater Experience spotlights ‘father of American manufacturing’

Interactive Disney-like museum teaches about Webster mill magnate

AS SAMUEL SLATER traveled from England to the United States in 1789, he voiced his ambitions to revolutionize the US textile industry with knowledge he had gained in England. Yet he also heard the voice of his mentor in his head telling him if he left England, he would be considered “a spy, or worse,(...)

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