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 · Read about the progress of Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum in the August 20, 2009 edition of The Quincy Sun Newspaper on page 15. An informative article written by Laura Griffen. Patriot Ledger, May 02, 2009

Griffith Quarry Park & Museum | Visit Placer

The museum houses exhibits reflecting the history of the granite industry in this region. The park boasts three miles of nature trails that offer views of the old quarry sites. Hours Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Address 7504 Rock Springs Roads, Penryn, CA 95663. Phone 530-889-6500.

Tourism | Rock of Ages

The guided quarry tour takes you to an overlook of the Smith Quarry. At nearly 600 feet deep, it is the largest operating deep-hole, dimension granite quarry in the world. A one-of-a-kind tour experience, not to be missed while visiting Vermont. The tour is ...

History

Torosaurus (granite pedestal), Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT Sculptor: Darrell Petit LLC, Fabricator: Darrell Petit LLC in collaboration with Stony Creek Quarry Corporation In Progress Projects: Battery Park Conservancy Extension

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Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum

Quincy Quarry And Granite Workers Museum. "to preserve Quincy''s and surrounding towns'' granite history. for future generations". Clark & Pearce Stone Shed. photo donated by Marion (Clark) Colclough.

Old Stone House Museum (Granite Quarry)

Old Stone House Museum, Granite Quarry: See 3 reviews, articles, and photos of Old Stone House Museum on Tripadvisor.

History of Nant Gwrtheyrn

The demand for granite for roads reduced dramatically. Soon after First World War- The owners of Porth y Nant quarry amalgamated, Roadstone Corporation decided to close the quarry for the final time. When the Second World War broke out in 1939, Nant Quarry closed for the final time, and one by one the families left the village.

Deer Isle Granite Museum | Visit a working model of a …

 · Stonington, Maine''s Deer Isle Granite Museum features a unique working model of the granite quarry on nearby Crotch Island, as it was operated in the early 1900s. Watch the boats steam across the Deer Isle Thorofare, listen to the seagulls and to the steam-powered trains chugging through the quarry, hold your breath while the s load swinging slabs of granite onto the ships.

Granite Quarrying

The harvesting of granite from quarries dug deep in the earth was big business here on Cape Ann from the 1830s through the early 20th century. Second only to fishing in economic output, for 100 years the granite trade played a pivotal role in the local economy providing jobs for people from throughout New England and around the world, turning profits for some and generating tons and tons of ...

Griffith Quarry

Official Griffith Quarry Museum website Penryn Granite Quarry — walks through Griffith Quarry — a collection of photos of the quarry This page was last edited on 22 July 2020, at 11:27 (UTC). Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike ...

Old Stone House Museum (Granite Quarry)

1860s granite stone plantation house now a period museum This museum is not always open but has special events that feature period crafts, food and historical materials. …

Rock of Ages Granite Quarry – Graniteville, Vermont

Visiting the Rock of Ages Corporation''s granite quarry is basically a tour of the immense. The quarry itself is the world''s largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry, and though 600 feet of ...

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

The History Of Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum. Threlkeld quarry was opened in the 1870''s by Mr H Harkewitz, a man of German descent, to supply railway ballast to the Penrith-Keswick line. Initial output was a few hundred tons per year, but by 1894 this had risen to 80,000 tons to satisfy demand. The stone was used by the Manchester ...

Raymond Museum

Tour the Museum Whlie visiting, tour the first house built in Raymond in 1886 by Charles Miller, the first stage agent and Southern Pacific station master, featuring original furnishings and historical artifacts of the area, climb to the top of the restored red …

The Maine Granite Industry Historical Society and Museum

Mount Desert, Maine 04660. 207-244-7299. 2021 virus update: Starting in May the museum will be open BY APPOINTMENT . Appointments can be made for Tues. - Sun. from 10 to 4 through October. Call 244-7299 to arrange your visit. You must wear a face mask and keep the required distance during your visit. We hope to see you soon! Admission by donation.

Museum Listings | Placer County, CA

The Griffith Quarry Museum The Griffith Quarry Museum is housed in the original Penryn Granite Works office, built by Welsh immigrant Griffith Griffith in 1864. It contains some of the original office furniture, information on the Griffith family, the history of the Penryn-Loomis Basin area, and the granite …

Raymond Museum

Tour the Museum Whlie visiting, tour the first house built in Raymond in 1886 by Charles Miller, the first stage agent and Southern Pacific station master, featuring original furnishings and historical artifacts of the area, climb to the top of the restored red caboose into the cupola, and walk on the rail bed traveled by President Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir.

Moseløkken Quarry Museum

Moseløkken is a working quarry museum, it shows a picture of the bornholm stone industry before and now. Moseløkken is one of the few granite quarries in Bornholm where they still work on and off. At the Moseløkken Quarry Museum you can try to carve granite and get a feeling of how it was to work in the quarry in former times.

Virtual Museum

The Quincy Quarry & Granite Workers MuseumVirtual Museum. The photos in the virtual museum are artifacts related to the granite industry. Artifacts have been donated by members and non members who wish to see this history preserved for future generations. The museum is always looking to acquire any artifacts, memorabilia or information on the ...

Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum

Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum, Quincy, Massachusetts. 1,106 likes · 78 were here. "to preserve Quincy''s granite history for future generations" Last evening Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museums enthusiasts viewed two DVD''s acquired from ...

Granite Quarry Museum

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The Griffith Quarry Museum

The Griffith Quarry Museum is housed in the original Penryn Granite Works office, built by Welsh immigrant Griffith Griffith in 1864. It contains some of the original office furniture, information on the Griffith family, the history of the Penryn-Loomis Basin area, and the granite industry. Back to top.

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Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum is a 501c(3) organization. Membership and contributions are tax deductible to extent provided by law. If you would be interested in being involved in this endavor or just being supportive of this effort please contact us.

Granite Quarry

Granite Quarry. Mount Airy is a town built on granite, and even its soil is mixed with residue of the stone. Quarries around the area existed as far back as the mid-18th century but were worked only sporadically. The first sale of the land that now comprises the quarry was to …

Graniteville, VT

Graniteville, Vermont: Rock of Ages Granite Quarry: ToursA museum and a video theater that tells the story of granite. On a guided shuttle tour, you can peer down into the vast granite pits. 558 Graniteville Rd, Graniteville, VT Directions: SE of Barre -- I-89 Exit 6 ...

Granite Industry Articles & Maps

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