Slatersville: America's First Mill Village

The Great Change

Episode 3 | 57m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Slatersville native Dr. Elisha Bartlett becomes the first mayor of nearby manufacturing city Lowell MA. After politics, Dr. Bartlett becomes one of the world’s most respected doctors of the era. As Samuel, John, and Ruth Slater approach the end of their lives, their excruciating hardships of loss are felt. Their village must adapt to changing times, including immigration of French-Canadians.

Aired: 09/30/22

Rating: NR

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Slatersville: America's First Mill Village is a local public television program presented by Rhode Island PBS.