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Pawtucket, RI

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Pawtucket is the 4th largest city in Rhode Island with a population of over 72,000 residents. It is located in the northern part of the state and is 9 square miles. During the American Industrial Revolution, Pawtucket was a major contributor to the cotton textile industry.

Pawtucket is home to Slater Memorial Park, the oldest and largest park in Rhode Island. It has full recreational facilities including tennis courts and a picnic area. Daggett Farm and Daggett House are located in Slater Park, the oldest farm and house in Pawtucket. Built in 1865, the house was turned into a museum in 1905 and remains a museum open to the public. Slater Memorial Park was added to the National Register of Historic places in 1976 and is home to Loof Carousel. Marconi garden is a beautiful garden at the entrance to Slater Park and is a popular place for wedding photos.

Professional baseball in Pawtucket dates back to 1892 when the Pawtucket Indians called this city in Rhode Island home. McCoy stadium in Pawtucket is now home to the Pawtucket Red Sox, the AAA affiliate minor league team of the Boston Red Sox. The longest professional baseball game his history was played at McCoy Stadium in 1981 and lasted 33 innings.

Pawtucket is becoming known as a regional center for arts and culture. Each September, the city, in conjunction with member of the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, produces an annual arts festival. The city also hosts Riversing, an independently produced day long music event. The Water Color Gallery, located in Pawtucket, allows artist members and the general public to view, purchase, exhibit and learn about water media art.

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McCoy Stadium - PawSox baseball

McCoy Stadium is a Minor League baseball stadium home to the Pawtucket Red Sox of the International League at 1 Columbus Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02904. Go
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Slater Mill Museum

The Slater Mill is an historic textile mill complex on the banks of the Blackstone River and home to an accredited museum. Go
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Candita Clayton Gallery

Located at Hope Artiste Village, the Candita Clayton Gallery showcases fine local art and design and has become a presence on the RI art scene. Go

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Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper by Paul E. Johnson: Sam Patch grew up in Pawtucket in the 1820's as a mill hand in the textile industry. He made a name for himself when he jumped 70' into the tumultuous waters below Pawtucket Falls. In 1827 he repeated the same stunt in Patterson, N.J. and again in front of an even larger crowd in 1829 at Niagara Falls. The daredevil from Pawtucket had earned himself the nickname of the 'Jersey Jumper'.
Pawtucket Red Sox, Rhode Island (Images of Sports Series) by David Borges: The Pawtucket Red Sox are one of the most successful minor league baseball franchises in the country. This book examines the history of the team as well as defining moments such as the 1977 International League Championship and the longest game in professional baseball history in 1981 that lasted 33 innings, 8 hours and 25 minutes. Carlton Fisk, Wade Boggs, Roger Clemens, Mo Vaughn and Normar Garciaparra were Pawtucket Red Sox players before they became Boston Red Sox players.
The Christ Child Goes to Court by Wayne Swanson: In December 1981, the American Civil Liberties Union challenged the Nativity scene in the Christmas display put on by the city of Pawtucket and a controversy erupted. This book traces the judicial history of a landmark case that lasted 2 years and explores the implications for future issues between religion and government.

SouthCoast Pawtucket, RI Listings

Candita Clayton Gallery999 Main Street, Unit #105Pawtucket, RI401.533.8825
Candita Clayton Gallery999 Main Street, Unit #105 (Hope Artiste Village)Pawtucket, RI401-533-8825
Car Store Inc The1 Smithfield AvePawtucket , RI401.726.2300
Churrascaria Marques88 Broad StCumberland, RI401.725.1400
Collette Vacations180 Middle StreetPawtucket, RI401.261.9233
Comfort Inn2 George St.Pawtucket, RI401.723.6700
Community Care Services50 Walton StreetAttleboro, MA508.223.1672
Compassionate Care Veterinary Clinic1509 Mendon RdCumberland, RI401.333.7911
Complete Payroll Solutions64 Water StreetAttleboro, MA617.799.6316
Dealer Adam Edelsberg's Showroom49 Montgomery StPawtucket, RI508.450.4222
Diva's Sweet Treats Cupcakery508 Armistice BlvdPawtucket, RI401.722.7770
Doherty's East Avenue Irish Pub342 East AvenuePawtucket, MA401.725.9520
Environmental Systems, Inc.6 Howard Ireland DriveAttleboro, MA508.226.6006
Galito Restaurant214-216 Columbus AvePawtucket, RI401.312.2200
Garden Grille Cafe727 East Ave #7Pawtucket, RI401.726.2826
Heritage Tap266 Grand AvenuePawtucket, RI401.725.8245
Hope Artiste Village1005 Main StPawtucket, RI401.722.0754
Hope Street Farmers MarketPawtucket, RI
McCarten Violins1005 Main Street, Suite 2201Pawtucket, RI401.312426
McCoy Stadium1 Columbus AvenuePawtucket, RI401.724.7300
Modern Diner The364 East AvePawtucket, RI401.726.8390
Off the Leash Doggie Daycare40 Walton StAttleboro, MA508.223.1600
Pawtucket Red Sox Baseball Club1 Columbus AvenuePawtucket, RI401.724.7300
Pawtucket Red Sox Baseball Club, Inc.P.O. Box 2365Pawtucket, RI401.724.7300
Preowned Factory of Attleboro957 Washington StAttleboro, MA508.453.4900
Providence Fire Restoration291 Kenyon AvenuePawtucket, RI401.725.3380
Rainbow Shops50 Ann Mary StPawtucket, RI401.723.0175
Russell Morin Fine Catering95 Frank Mossberg DrAttleboro, MA888.222.9537
Serra De Estrela168 Broad StCumberland, RI401.725.9597
Slater Mill Museum67 Roosevelt AvePawtucket, RI401.725.8638
Tacos Don Nacho Truck234 Barton StPawtucket, RI401.688.4639
Wildflour Vegan Bakery727 East AvePawtucket, RI401.475.4718

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