The transit buses converge on Kennedy Plaza in Providence every few minutes throughout the week, circling the historic site and pausing at their designated stops.
More than a quarter-mile away, separated by buildings and several …
Atlanta resident Michele Mindlin and North Kingstown's Susan Gordon visited the Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark District on a warm October day. The former college roommates chose the Pawtucket site in part because Mindlin makes a habit of visiting museums and historic sites across the world. And Gordon had visited the Old Slater Mill site before.
The route to Providence's East Side from Interstate 195 eastbound requires a narrow, hairpin-like turn before hitting a stop sign at Gano Street. If drivers take it too fast, they can stray easily into other lanes.