Central Falls textile building named to National Register of Historic Places

THIS AMERICAN SUPPLY CO. building in Central Falls, a rare example of a supply house for cotton, textile and silk mills of Rhode Island, has joined the National Register of Historic Places. /COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION
THIS AMERICAN SUPPLY CO. building in Central Falls, a rare example of a supply house for cotton, textile and silk mills of Rhode Island, has joined the National Register of Historic Places. /COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION
CENTRAL FALLS – A rare example of a supply house for cotton, textile and silk mills of Rhode Island has joined the National Register of Historic Places. The American Supply Co. building, which dates to 1875, is a rare, surviving example of a wooden mill that manufactured equipment and machine parts for the textile industry…

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