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About Pawtucket

Pawtucket is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. It is the fourth largest city in the state and has a rich history dating back to the early 17th century. The city was originally settled by European colonists in 1671 and was incorporated in 1886. Pawtucket played a significant role in the Industrial Revolution, particularly in the textile industry. It was home to the first successful water-powered cotton mill in America, the Slater Mill, which was established in 1793. The city's strategic location along the Blackstone River made it an ideal spot for industrial development.

Freight transportation has always been an important part of Pawtucket's history. The Blackstone Canal, which was completed in 1828, connected the city to Worcester, Massachusetts, and provided a means of transporting goods between the two cities. The canal played a crucial role in the transportation of raw materials and finished goods, contributing to the city's economic growth. Today, Pawtucket is still well-connected to major transportation routes. It is located near Interstate 95, which runs along the East Coast, and has easy access to other major highways. The city is also served by the Providence and Worcester Railroad, which provides freight transportation services to businesses in the area.

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